Use this technical file if you want to learn how to make a fitted hood, balaclava style. The precise written instructions and detailed sketches will bring you a full and easy understanding of the working method to follow for a top-of-the-range result. This hood, made up of a central band of fabric for the top of the head and a band of fabric on either side of it (3 pieces altogether), can be constructed using the neckline of the bodice base pattern or neckline of your choice, depending on the style aimed at. Using this new base, other transformations are possible. To develop this base further, you can use the following: The technical file of the bodice base pattern The technical file of the short sleeve base pattern.