MyBodyModel Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners Part 2: Drawing Necklines

Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners, Part 2: Drawing Necklines

The “Drawing Necklines”  tutorial is Part 2 of our step-by-step series, “Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners.” This video is a follow-up to the first video in the series: “Part 1: Getting Started.” This intro fashion drawing tutorial is for people who love to sew, knit, or crochet, and who want to start using custom sketch templates from MyBodyModel, but aren’t sure where to start.

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What you’ll need for this class

MyBodyModel 3 models per page sketching template

Print 3 copies of your MyBodyModel 3 models per page sketching template    

To prepare for this class, print at least 3 copies of your 3-models-per-page PDF template from the MyBodyModel web app. Check out our video titled “Product Tour: Your PDF Download” for a visual overview of what’s included in your PDF download purchase.

Pattern inspiration for this class

Pattern Inspiration for MyBodyModel Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners Part 2 - model photos

Pattern Inspiration for MyBodyModel Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners Part 2: Drawing Necklines

In this class, we’ll practice drawing necklines from nine different garment patterns. You don’t need to own these patterns to have fun sketching them! If you own a different pattern with a similar neckline, you can use your pattern for inspiration instead.

  1. Lou Box Top Pattern by Sew DIY
  2. Stasia Dress & Tee Pattern by Sew Liberated
  3. Sallie Maxi-Dress & Jumpsuit Pattern by Closet Case Patterns
  4. Suki Kimono Pattern by Helen’s Closet
  5. Washi Dress Pattern by Made by Rae
  6. Nico Top & Dress Pattern by True Bias
  7. Archer Button-up Shirt Pattern by Grainline Studio
  8. Tropo Camisole Pattern by Tuesday Stitches
  9. Antiope Pattern by Indigodragonfly

MyBodyModel Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners Part 2 - Drawing Necklines

MyBodyModel Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners Part 2 – Drawing Necklines

We’ll continue to post more videos in the upcoming weeks to complete this series. In upcoming videos, we’ll explore more patterns for inspiration, and we’ll continue drawing on our fashion sketches to complete the outfits! Stay tuned for “Part 3: Drawing Sleeves.”  Click here to sign up and access all the videos in the series.

I hope this video series will help to increase your comfort level with drawing fashion sketches on a model of your own body. So you can have more fun with the creative process, use your sketches to make important design decisions about what you want to make – and enjoy choosing patterns and styles based on how they look on YOU.

Happy Sketching!

– Erica

4 thoughts on “Fashion Sketching for Absolute Beginners, Part 2: Drawing Necklines”

  1. Where is the link to the actual video? I can’t find it here and none of these tutorials are actually listed on your YouTube page. I was able to access part 1 of this series via the link in my email & on this page, but can’t access part 2 at all.

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