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Professor King on Pivoting Darts

Apr 03, 2013

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Fitting Tips with Professor King is a 13-part video series that will teach you valuable techniques and skills to help you sew better fitting garments. Threads contributing editor and sewing expert Kenneth D. King covers test garments, creating symmetry on asymmetrical body types, tips on fitting arms and skirts, how to pivot darts, reducing cap ease, and much more. Follow along as Kenneth walks you through these lessons excerpted from his 3-DVD workshop Smart Fitting with Kenneth D. King. In this DVD box set,…

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  1. Bankie August 9th

    cutting backwards so that students can see what he's doing.! True teacher.

  2. SewCypress August 15th

    Yea but ... when using a s5ore bought pattern ....where does one draw the “legs” for the new dart? Along the expanded cut edge or use the pattern lines ? So if transferring a side dart to an existing waist dart - cut middle of side dart & waist dart to apex, close side dart to pattern dart sewing lines meet then waist dart expands - added space good - redraw the waist dart using the original dart legs back to the original dart point? I think that makes sense.

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