Added Feb 21, 2009
Using a custom fitted Basic Bodice Block constructed previously, a detailed, step-by-step explanation of how to create a bra pattern is presented. The overall idea is that if you have your own bodice block, by following these steps you will be able to construct a custom-fitted bra pattern.
1) Ann Hagar, Pattern Cutting for Lingerie, Beachwear and Leisurewear, 2nd ed., Blackwell Publishing: Oxford, 2004, 279 pp.
2) Winifred Aldrich, Metric Pattern Cutting for Women's Wear, 5th ed., Blackwell Publishing: Oxford, 2008, 215 pp.
N.B. An additional method for determining the size of the darts has been introduced as of March 5th.
NOTE : FOR A DOWNLOADABLE PDF VERSION OF THIS, SEE http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/gedwoods-developing-a-simple-bra-pattern-from-basic-bodice-block
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