What's all this darting I talk of? Remember my obi blue dress refashion last month? I received lots of great responses, but I must thank Stitchybritt
Stitchybritt said... Dart (sewing) from Wikipedia
Darts are folds sewn into fabric to help provide a three-dimensional shape to a garment. They are frequently used in women's clothing to provide a fit that closely follows the shape of the wearer.
Here is a close up of what my dress looked like prior to extra darts I have just completed, as StitchyBritt says, all that extra fabric bunches up across my chest...
To rectify the situation, I wore my dress inside out, and safety pinned the excess fabric, took it off, and ran it through my sewing machine. Here is a close up of the two new darts...
Before -> After
Bunched fabric, be gone!