How do you sew a dart into a shirt?

How do you put back darts?


  1. Put your hand on your thinnest place in the back. …
  2. Using both hands gather the excess fabric into two pinches on both sides of your back center.
  3. Pin the deepest part of the dart at your waist with safety pins. …
  4. Pin where you want the top and bottom of the darts to end.

Where do you put darts in a top?

We can generalize that the dart point should be just shy of the fullest part of the bust. The general rule is that the larger the bust, the farther the dart point should be from the apex. A common suggestion is 1 inch for a smaller bust, up to 2-1/2 inches or more for a larger cup size.

What is a dart seam in sewing?

Darts are folds (tucks coming to a point) and sewn into fabric to take in ease and provide shape to a garment, especially for a woman’s bust. … This effect can be seen quite easily with a paper pattern by pulling together the edges of a dart intake as it would be sewn.

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