Pattern Cutting Series Part 3 – Two Dart Bodice Block

Learn to draft your own blocks from your personal measurements

The Two Dart Close Fitting Bodice Block is one of the most useful blocks to start with.

Make sure you watch the Taking Personal Measurements Videos to make sure you know how to take the measurements you need.

You will also find below a list of the measurements you need for this particular block.

Pattern cutting series – 2 dart bodice Block measurements

You can download and print off the written instructions to help you with the calculations you’ll need as well.

Pattern Cutting Series 2 Dart Bodice Instructions

This bodice block uses the Upper Bust measurement rather than the Full Bust measurement in an attempt to reduce any extra fullness at the armhole. You can read more about why I have chosen to do this in our article in The Hub.