Originally Posted by LiveinblacK
Hello I am a design student as well and always wanted to try to elimanate the side seams but was thrown off about what to do with that diamond shape hole that is left. So do you transfer it to another part of the pattern or just fill it in?
It depends on what exactly you're trying to do, because moving the dart to the back won't give it the same shape as leaving it on the sides. If you're just looking for alternatives to shaping the waist then you can use side back and/or side front seams, like a tailored jacket.