Dart manipulation basics

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I realized I should actually write a post about dart manipulation, as that is an important part in practically every design. Darts are fundamental in a fitted garment, unless you’re using knit-fabrics. If you look at the pieces I’ve made, you can see that I often get rid of the darts in one way or another. Usually ...

Tutorial: how to add a bow or a knot to your pattern

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 It’s time for the first tutorial! As promised, I’ll now explain some of the basic techniques behind the Pattern Magic -inspired pieces I’ve made. To start, I chose the knots, which in my opinion is one of the most wearable details you can add to your garments. Knot or bow, your ...