Gathered top


To draft the pattern of this swimwear top, start from a basic bodice with darts.

Step 1

Draw the top neckline and the underbust line.

Step 2

Trace back and front separately, erase the darts and draw some slash lines perpendicular to the underbust line.

Step 3

Space the pieces evenly and redraw the whole shape.

Step 4

Mark the gathering all around and your pattern is ready!