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Dart manipulation ideas

It must be in the air: shortly after my last posts on dart manipulation The Cutting Class blog wrote a post Bust shaping with panel lines by Dior. Lots of dart manipulation ideas!

Bust Shaping with Panel Lines at Dior | The Cutting Class. Christian Dior, SS15, Haute Couture, Paris.

Once you look for it you come across more ideas. Marfy patterns/catalogues are a source of inspiration too.

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It’s nice to think about how to draft these patterns. I will not do them all but my version of the yellow Marfy dress is almost ready in a denim blue. Will show you later this weekend.

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  1. Dart manipulation is fun. I've been playing with it as well, so far only on paper.

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  2. Once you have some knowledge it is easier to see how it has been done. Looking forward to seeing what you have come up with.

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  3. My pattern making teacher told me that there are three rules of pattern making - dart manipulation, dart manipulation and dart manipulation! Good luck with your endeavours.

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