How to Cut a Padded Blouse
If you are interested in sewing a padded peplum blouse, you might be wondering how to do it. This article will provide you with instructions to make the blouse. It will also explain how to fully line the blouse. If you are a beginner, it will be helpful to know that padded peplums are quite difficult to make. You should follow the steps in this article carefully and make sure that you have plenty of practice before you attempt this task.
When cutting a padded blouse, you should first draw the design on a piece of draft paper. This will help you collect your thoughts before cutting the fabric. Try to make two separate designs, one for the front and one for the back. After sketching the design, fold the fabric in half and trace the pattern on it using chalk. Keep the chalk line about 1.5 inches away from the fabric’s edge to leave enough space for the seams. Once you’re done with the pattern, cut the fabric.
Once you’ve cut your pattern, it’s time to measure the sleeves. Measure from the grainline of the fabric to the front and back seam line. Open a dart at the wrist and duplicate the measurement on the front side. You should then test the block by fitting it in a muslin without seam allowances. Mark the measurement with a fabric marker. It’s very important to get the measurements right.
When cutting the padded blouse, remember to match the front and back seams. If you have open darts, the blouse will be less fitted at the waist. However, if you want the padded bodice to fit at the waist, you can trace the side bust block with the new dart and zig-zag the edges to meet up the sides of the blouse. And when the darts are positioned correctly, the entire blouse should be in perfect alignment.