Add Pattern Markings for Sewing Accuracy
Those of us who sew are always looking for ways to make our sewing more efficient and accurate. I’d like to show how you can add pattern markings to help make your sewing easier. Some patterns give few match points, so it can be difficult to know where sewing lines and foldlines are. I always add my own, and so can you.
Dart match points
I’ll walk you through where and how to add the marks and lines. My sample is a tiled Burda pattern that was downloaded, printed, and taped together. Your pattern may be slightly different, but you can you use this as a guide.
1. Notice if there are bust and fish-eye darts on the pattern’s bodice section. If there are no match points printed on the pattern, as in this case, draw them on to get more accurately sewn darts.
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