Darts can be the starting point for creating a new look or they can be the saving grace for fitting curves. Or both! This single fitting instrument is actually also a versatile, shape-shifting design opportunity, offering creative options and asking only for accuracy in return. Learn to stitch and properly press single and double-pointed darts; see how to raise and lower darts, how to increase dart size and add a dart where there isn’t one. The result: hemlines will hang straight and garments fit properly. For creative design options and a more satisfying silhouette, explore how to divide a dart, how to locate and re-locate darts, how to change a dart into a princess seamline and how to release a dart into ruffles or pleats. Fit and fashion – all in one little dart!
- Category(ies): Fashion Sewing, Fashion Fit and Construction