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Manipulating Your Darts to Create Great Style

You can have interesting styling details and great fit!

I know, I know, darts are clunky and unattractive.  

But did you know you can use them to create styling details - while maintaining the great fit you worked so hard to achieve?

Darts can be converted to shaping seams, which look so much better than those pointy little wedges of fabric.  A princess seam, for example, is sleek and smooth. It's flattering to almost everyone - and who knew those pesky bust and waist darts are hidden in there???

Get out your quarter scales, and start practicing dart manipulation!

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