Darts add shaping to a garment so it contours to the curves of our bodies, but sometimes those darts can fall in unfortunate places in a design. Not only does it look funny to have a major motif just disappear into the dart, it also calls attention to the seam that should otherwise go unnoticed. Jeanine from Jeanine Designs and Knots in Thread shows her method for keeping important motifs intact across a dart. It’s brilliant! Go to her tutorial.
[photo from Knots in Thread]