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Basic Bodice and Sleeve Sloper



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36, 38, 40, 42, 44 See Sizing Chart
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Here is a basic bodice and sleeve pattern that you can use as a template for modification when developing your own stylized sewing patterns!

This basic one-darted bodice is a great fit and starting point for any top design, and can even be adjusted for knit fabrics. To easily create dresses and longer fitted tops you can also purchase the Basic Skirt Sloper which sews perfectly to this bodice.

This pattern was also featured in the Apr/May 2017 issue of Sew News Magazine.

Amount of Fabrics

Muslin (for the fit sample):
width: 150 cm (59 ins)
length: 1 – 1 – 1.25 – 1.25 – 1.25 m
(1 1/4 – 1 1/4 – 1 1/2 – 1 1/2 – 1 1/2 yds).

Seam Allowance

This pattern doesn't include seam allowance

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    Jul 19, 2015, 04.57 AMby dirndlseamstress

    could this be added in size 6 and 8 as well? this would make my sewing LIFE and i would buy it in a snap.

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      Dec 19, 2015, 05.18 PMby katar80

      36 is a size 6 and 38 is a size 8 in US

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    Apr 25, 2015, 07.43 AMby sicklelongterm


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    Apr 21, 2014, 05.26 AMby sewster55

    I’m not clear what this is exactly. Is it a sloper in different sizes or just one size that you would have to grade?

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      Aug 6, 2018, 02.22 AMby mariahclayton

      It’s all the sizes listed and is already graded! You just cut out the size you need, and if you need multiple sizes you can reprint and cut out a different size.

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    Apr 1, 2014, 04.51 PMby easilyamewsed

    Nice idea guys, but remember plus size gals can use an edge up too.

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