Shaping Methods: Textiles Techniques

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Shaping Techniques

The term shaping refers to the way a 2D flat piece of fabric can be shaped and stitched to create a 3D piece of fabric that will fit a body or similar complex shaped item. 

I created these videos for the D&T Association and you can download them off their website for free. Click on the images below to see the full range of resources. 


Single point dart

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Box & inverted pleat

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Knife pleats

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