Someone requested that I write about sewing a dart. This is not a topic I think about writing, so I appreciate feedback from you all. I use this method *most* of the time. As you can see below, there’s some limitation. But we don’t have to go into all the other scenarios now. We will […]
Sewing garments that have a fitted shape can be tricky or impossible without a useful technique called DART. Sewing a dart is an easy way to make your clothes more flattering. Learn how to sew darts so you can create beautiful, professionally-looking clothing. Sewing darts are a staple in the world of sewing. They can be used to create an amazing 3-dimensional effect on your clothing and bag sewing projects, or they could even become part of the design itself! If you’re grateful that the…
Learn how to sew double pointed contour darts- from correctly marking, folding and pinning to directionally stitching them for best results. Everything you need to know about contour darts, including how to clip and iron dart excess.
Manipulating Darts - Bodice Front Manipulating Darts - Bodice Front Preliminary Reading: Manipulating Darts The reason that you would want to move darts in the Bodice Front is to create a different style or design. Of course you don't always want the bodice of your dress to look exactly like your Bodice Block; i.e. if