Part 7 - Join up the points made in stage 11 to produce the back
dart shown in 12 and 13.
For reminder convenience the stage
11 text in part6 is repeated below here.
Part 6 - Measure the length of the straight back waist
from centre back to the new side waist mark. Make a note of that measurement and call it
Now take the actual total waist measurement
from your list and divide it by 4. Call it measurement B.
Take measurement B from measurement A.
With the difference you will make one dart or two
If the difference is less than 4cm you will make
1 dart only. If the difference is more than 4cm you will make 2
The first dart or single dart will be 9cm
away from the centre back. Mark the spot 9cm from the
centre back waist on the waistline. From that point drop a spot
or line 15cm long and at right angles from the first mark.
Now divide the dart difference equally on either
side of that line. Make 2 equal marks.
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