High Neck Bodice Pattern and Tutorial.
*Bodice falls at the empire waist, but can be extended to fall at the natural waist.
**This listing is for the BODICE PATTERN ONLY. Skirts and bottoms sold separately.
About this design: This is a chic, modern, sleeveless bodice, that looks great paired with any style of skirt.
Best Paired With: All skirts. Not meant to be paired with sleeves.
Variations: Attach to a skirt, or make as a separate piece.
Sizes: Small, Medium, Large and XL patterns provide. Please view the measurement table provided, to find which size you need.
Materials: Anything with a one or two way stretch, with at least 50% stretch in one direction, and good recovery (goes back to original shape after being stretched out). Stretch lace, ITY knit, jersey knit, rayon. *The front bodice piece can be made with non-stretch as well, as long as the back is made from stretch, or you can add a zipper to the center back.
Fabric Width: Approx. 58 - 60 inches (this is a standard width).
Fabric Length: Small - 1 meter/yard
Medium - 1 meter/yard
Large - 1 meter/yard
XL - 1 meter/yard
Supplies: Sewing machine – domestic or industrial
1/2” wide Elastic - For separate bodice option - 31” long for small, 33” medium, 36” large, 39” XL
1/4” wide Elastic - Attaching to a skirt option - 31” long for small, 33” medium, 36” large, 39” XL