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Necklines & Collars: A Directory of Design Details and Techniques (Select-N-Stitch Fashion Elements)

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Good Design is in the Details From sophisticated and sexy to conservative and classy, the impression and personality of a garment starts with the neckline. Knowing how to make a variety of collars and necklines is the key to creating the right look for your next project. Select-n-Stitch Fashion Elements: Necklines and Collars will help you decide what works best for your garment. The detailed instructions and helpful diagrams in this handy guide will show you how to create everything from jewel, bateau, and sweetheart necklines to mandarin and shawl collars. In addition to basic stitches and techniques, you'll also learn to restyle necklines and collars, make front plackets, adjust pattern pieces, and fit finished garments. By selecting the neckline or collar of your choice, you'll add the perfect detail to your outfit while defining your individual style.

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A visual directory to the many choices and techniques available when selecting collars and necklines to perfectly enhance a garment.

Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

Peg Couch is an amateur seamstress and book acquisition editor at Fox Chapel Publishing. She served as style editor for Tree Craft and the Illustrated Guides to Sewing Series.

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9781565235724
Author:
Couch, Peg
Publisher:
Fox Chapel Publishing
Author:
Skills Institute Press
Author:
Kinsey, Mindy
Subject:
Sewing
Subject:
Crafts - Sewing
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Select-n-Stitch
Publication Date:
20110731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full color illustrations throughout
Pages:
184
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in

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Product details 184 pages Fox Chapel Publishing - English 9781565235724 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A visual directory to the many choices and techniques available when selecting collars and necklines to perfectly enhance a garment.
"Synopsis" by , 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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