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Unformatted text preview: Putting Shape into a Garment The process of creating a 3-D garment from a 2-D piece of fabric. Two ways to create shape: 1.How fabric is cut 2.How fabric is sewn 1.) How Fabric is Cut Straight-of-Grain: Lengthwise grain Crosswise grain T rue Bias- 45 degree angle- stretchy B ias 2. How Fabric is Sewn A. Shaping Methods B. Supporting the Shape A. Shaping Methods Da rt Equivalents Dart Equivalents-Shaped Seams Dart Equivalents-Gores (skirt with four panels) more seam lines more opportunity for shaping/fitting/ tightness Dart Equivalents-Yokes Dart Equivalents-Release Da rts- (boxy shape) Dart Equivalents-Gathers Dart Equivalents-Style Fullness Dart Equivalents-Ease- (way of creating shape) the extra you are sewing into a seam without creating seams, pleats, or cuffs. Dart Equivalents Smocking & Shir ring Dart Equivalents-Smocking Dart Equivalents-Smocking Dart Equivalents-Shir ring Dart Equivalents-Applied Elastic Dart Equivalents-Elastic Casings Dart Equivalents-D rawstrings...
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