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Video: Mark Double-Ended Darts Accurately for Fine Sewing

Accurate fabric marking is a key step in fitting and sewing clothes.

Jan 11, 2018

This video,”Mark Double-Ended Darts Accurately,”  shows an easy method for marking double-ended, or fish-eye, darts on any fabric.

Accurate fabric marking is a key step in sewing great-looking clothes. If details are correctly marked and sewn, you’re far more likely to end up with a good fit and a well-sewn garment. Plus, marking makes it easier to sew. It’s like having a map to follow.

This video is based on a Reader Tip sent to us by Julie Rhodes, Cedar, Michigan.  The tip first appeared in Threads #159 (Feb./March 2012).

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  1. User avater thawkes January 17th

    I have never thought to cut out the dart area on the pattern!!! great tip!!! Reinforcing with the fusible yes, but not cutting it out. Thank you!!!

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