Add Darts to Fix an Armhole

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Everyone has been there. That extra gapping in a dress or top armhole reveals too much for real comfort. Instead of covering up with a cardigan, learn how to Add Darts to Fix an Armhole with this tutorial. Adding darts to an existing or in-process piece of clothing correctly pulls the fabric in the right area so that openings like an armhole fit perfectly. In article youll see this concept in action and pick up the skills necessary to apply the same concept to your next project.

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Time to CompleteUnder an hour

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Everyone knows that you want to show a little more skin during the summer...but there's a limit when it comes to arm holes. I have so many tank tops that show right to my bra, but I keep them in my closet because of how adorable their fronts are. Can't believe I could have been wearing them all this time with one simple fix!

I know this has happened to just about every seamstress at least once before when you finish your garment and the armholes are to big and you can see everything and you do not want to start your garment all over. Well this tutorial is a great way to fix this by putting in a side dart. Nice tutorial and pictures help a lot to walk you through this. I think these darts actually give the garment a more finished look. Anyone agree?


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