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There are no step-by-step instructions for the dart manipulation for the examples below.  Once you have worked through all the other 44 examples with the step-by-step instructions, you should be able to manage these yourself.  This is  your challange.

Creating a 1-Dart Block (using your 2-Dart Block)

Manipulating Darts – Bodice Front Creating a 1-Dart Block (using your 2-Dart Block) If you have created a 2-Dart Block for your patternmaking, you may want to create a 1-Dart Block.  The instructions here use the pivoting method. 1-Dart Block from 2-Dart Block: Figure 1 Figure 1 shows the starting block (2-Dart Block) and the […]

Creating a 2-Dart Block (using your 1-Dart Block)

Manipulating Darts – Bodice Front Creating a 2-Dart Block (using your 1-Dart Block) If you have created a 1-Dart Block for your patternmaking, you will need to create a 2-Dart Block.  The instructions here use the pivoting method. Example: Outcome Figure 1 shows the starting block (1-Dart Block) and the 2-Dart Block you will be […]

Bodice Front Style 03 (BF1D-03)

Bodice Front Style 03 The bodice of this garment has one dart (for the half-block) in the mid-armhole. Example: Outcome Figure 1 shows the block being used on the left (1-Dart Block), and the pattern that will be created (Style 03) on the right. Note: The actual pattern would need seam allowance or cutting instructions […]

Bodice Front Style 04 (BF1D-04)

Bodice Front  Style 04 The bodice of this garment has one dart (for the half-block) in the shoulder edge. Example: Outcome Figure 1 shows the block being used on the left (1-Dart Block), and the pattern that will be created (Style 04) on the right. Note: The actual pattern would need seam allowance or cutting […]