Threads Logo Threads Logo Facebook Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Headphones Icon Favorite Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Close Icon Video Play Icon Indicator Arrow Icon Close Icon Hamburger/Search Icon Plus Icon
Teach Yourself to Sew

Video: How to Mark a Dart for Accuracy and Quality with Any Sewing Project

Learn how to mark a dart three different ways.

Apr 25, 2010

Victoria North and Judith Neukam

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.

Click here to purchase the Teach Yourself to Sew video series on DVD.

TEACH YOURSELF TO SEW Season 1

Sign up for the Threads eletter

Get the latest including tips, techniques and special offers straight to your inbox.

Sign Up
×
Discuss

Threads Insider

Get instant access to hundreds of videos, tutorials, projects, and more.

Start Your Free Trial

Already an Insider? Log in

Subscribe to Threads today

Save up to 37% and get a free gift

Subscribe

Discuss

  1. GabbyMeola July 8th

    I LOVE THIS WOMAN! I am a self taught sewer and things along the way would have been so much easier if I had had such a fine teacher. I will continue to stayed tuned. Thank you again and again.

  2. User avater KatQsewer May 22nd

    These video clips are a great aid. The tips and camera angles for the sewing are very good. They are clear and concise. I wish that they had been around when I first started sewing. They would have saved me a lot of frustration and time. Now I can learn better techniques for doing what I thought I knew how to do. Thank you for making such great videos and making them available to new sewers and retreads like me.

Log in or create an account to post a comment.

More From Threads

Most Popular

Threads Insider Exclusives

View All
View All

Highlights

  • Sign up for the Threads eletter

    Get the latest including tips, techniques and special offers straight to your inbox.

    Sign Up
  • SewStylish

    SewStylish

    Take a look inside the pages of SewStylish Spring 2017.

  • CraftStylish

    CraftStylish

    Expert craft tutorials, news, and tips for sewing, knitting, crochet, quilting, paper crafts, embroidery, jewelry making, and more!