Added Apr 6, 2011
New York, New Yo...
Why use it:
One thread-dart - stitched starting from a dart point – eliminates unsightly thread tails at the point.
In addition, Roberta Carr in her great book “Couture… The Art of Fine Sewing” argues that this type of dart has a smoother, pucker-free point and is easy to press.
When use it?
Because of the neat finishing, this technique is definitely most advisable on sheer fabrics or where the inside appearance of the garment matters.
However, Roberta Carr also recommends using it
- On short darts (1 ½ (4cm) or less), as in the cap of a sleeve,
- On fabric that is difficult to press, such as gabardine.
- On darts that extend almost to the bust point.
- In very fitted garments.
- In tailored garments.
For detailed step-by-step images check my blog: http://frabjous-fashion.blogspot.com
50 Select Red, White, and Blue patterns are 50% off!
Meg got an inside look into our new course, and see why she thinks you need to register too!
Leopard print, stripes, and mod coats for fall.
Sewing & Techniques
Check out this step-by-step tutorial on how to sew these overalls with a modern twist!
This course will guide you through the process of creating an 8-piece Lingerie Collection!
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.