Starting from the front of the tailored jacket base pattern, learn how to pivot a shoulder dart onto center front for the construction of a tailored collar in this technical file. Each stage of the process is clearly explained through written instructions and detailed sketches for a full understanding of the method and a top-of-the-range result. The shoulder dart can be transformed so that a part of its value is pivoted onto center front. Reducing the shoulder dart value will soften the bust volume. This technique can be used on various models. Several different files can be used in association with this one: The technical file of the tailored sleeve base pattern The technical file of the puffed sleeve The technical file of the tailored collar The technical file of the shawl collar.