Do you sew darts first?

Do you sew darts in lining?

Taking a dart in the outer, then the lining will work, but an easy way is to make the dart through the outer and the lining. … Stitch down the centre of the dart, joining the lining to the outer, finishing at the edge of the dart. Now you can sew your dart and the lining and the outer will be perfect.

Do you sew a dart on the right or wrong side of the fabric?

The sides are called the dart legs. Before sewing, you want to clearly mark your dart onto the wrong side of your fabric. An easy way to do this is by sticking pins through your tissue at the dart point and the end of the dart legs at the seam allowance, then folding back the tissue to mark the point on the fabric.

How do you put darts on a lined dress?

Chapters

  1. Carefully pin excess fabric out at smallest part. …
  2. Mark the top and bottom of the dart. …
  3. Transfer all markings to the inside of the dress. …
  4. Use markings to draw a fisheye or diamond shaped dart. …
  5. Make sure the darts mirror each other. …
  6. Fold the dart along the center line and pin.
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