A bodice pattern is very helpful for anyone who wants to design a T-shirt, blouse or other clothing top. This entails learning to draft up a basic bodice pattern. For a quick beginners t-shirt however, you can merely take a rough impression straight from your body. Demystify patternmaking by learning a more intuitive approach to clothing design. Lessons 1:, "How to Make a T-Shirt and Lesson 2: Adding the Sleeves.