Video: How to Mark a Dart for Accuracy and Quality with Any Sewing Project
Learn how to mark a dart three different ways.
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In this chapter from the Teach Yourself to Sew series, expert Judith Neukam explains what a dart is and demonstrates how to mark dart locations on your fabric. She takes you through three methods: tracing; sewing tailor’s tacks; and clipping and pinning. With these methods, you’ll be able to transfer darts accurately from the pattern to any type of fabric.
The Teach Yourself to Sew series is for beginning sewers or anyone who wants to brush up on their skills. We demonstrate basic sewing techniques, share tips, and give step-by-step instruction for beginner sewing projects.
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- Equipment 101
- Notions 101
- Patterns 101
- How a Stitch is Made
- A Trip to the Fabric Store
- Fabric 101
- Project: Make a Felt Jewelry Bag
- Knit Fabrics
- Woven Fabrics
- Project: How to Sew a Bias-strip Scarf
- How to Sew a Basic Seam
- How to Sew French and Lapped Seams
- Clipping and Trimming Seams
- How to Mark a Dart
- How to Sew a Dart
- Finishing Edges
- Faced Edges
- How to Hem
- Bias Binding
- Zippers 101