Necklines & Collars: A Directory of Design Details and Techniques

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Necklines give a garment personality. Jewel, bateau, mandarin, sweetheart, and ruffle are just a few of the many styles of necklines and collars featured in this detailed guide. Many tips and techniques for making front plackets, convertible collars, restyling collars, and working with knits are also featured. From demure rounded collars to plunging v-necks, the diagrams and instructions inside this book will teach home seamstresses how to create fashionable necklines to suit ...

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Overview

Necklines give a garment personality. Jewel, bateau, mandarin, sweetheart, and ruffle are just a few of the many styles of necklines and collars featured in this detailed guide. Many tips and techniques for making front plackets, convertible collars, restyling collars, and working with knits are also featured. From demure rounded collars to plunging v-necks, the diagrams and instructions inside this book will teach home seamstresses how to create fashionable necklines to suit every style and garment.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565235724
  • Publisher: Design Originals
  • Publication date: 7/1/2011
  • Series: Select-n-Stitch Series
  • Pages: 184
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Mindy Kinsey learned to sew by making doll clothes and tiny quilts on a vintage Singer featherweight sewing machine. She has sewn both clothing and home decor items, and also enjoys beading, scrapbooking, knitting, and embroidery. Now an editor at Fox Chapel Publishing, Mindy has worked in the collectibles and crafts markets since 1994.

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS
*Jewel neckline (with double binding)
*Bateau neckline (faced)
*V Neckline (faced/closed, open faced front v neck)
*Shirt collar
*Tie collar
*Mandarin collar (standard and two piece)
*Sailor collar
*Shawl collar
*Square neckline (faced)
*Bias collar (standing)
*Pointed collar (rolled)
*Jabot
*Sweetheart neckline
*Cowl neckline
*Slit neckline (with facing)
*One shoulder neckline
*Rounded scoop neckline
*Square and u shaped neckline
*Low cut neckline
*High ruffled collar

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