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Dart Control Concealed in a Yoke Seam

The Skirt Yoke  1. Trace the skirt-front sloper. Cut out the tracing and the dart. Z. Draw the style line of the yoke and notch it. Extend the waist¬line dart to the yoke style line (Fig. 72a). 3.. Cut the
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Curved Darts

Darts need not always be straight lines. They may be curved for interest. For instance, a French underarm dart looks quite pretty when it is a curved rather than a straight line (Fig. 16). 1. On the cut-out sloper with
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There’s an art to a Dart

There is a folklore that tells of someone’s mother or great aunt or clever little dressmaker who could cut out any garment without a pattern. Like many a myth there is an element of truth in the story. anyone-amateur or
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Multiple Elbow Darts

Here is still another method for dividing the control into multiple darts using the sloper dart control in its original position. 1. Trace the sleeve sloper. Cut out the tracing and the dart. 2. Locate the position of the new
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Multiple Darts at the Waistline

Do you recall the exercises that utilized the bulging block as a method of eliminating the waistline dart so that we had an uninterrupted area in which to design? Here is another device that serves the same purpose. Using the
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How to make Multiple French Darts

1. Trace the bodice-front sloper. Cut out the tracing and the dart. 2. Draw the line for the French dart (Fig. 51a). This is a guideline for positioning the new darts. 3. Locate the position of the new darts 1/2
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Multiple Darts or Tucks

You will have to admit that dividing the dart control so it comes from many different ‘directions, each vying for attention, can be very distracting (Fig. 49a). However, an equal number of darts on the same seam line are another
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Sleeve with dart control

1. On the cut-out sleeve sloper with the cut-out dart, locate the position of the new dart at the wrist. Mark point A one-third or one-fourth of the way up from the back underarm seam. 2. Draw a slash line
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Waistline and Shoulder Dart Combination

Another common division of dart control is between waistline and shoulder darts. 1. On the cut-out bodice-front sloper with the cut-out dart, locate the position of the new shoulder dart. When there is a dart on the back shoulder, it
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