Saturday, 9 January 2010

Close up of finessing and finangling

The Slapdash Sewist has asked me for close ups of the 8-2009-117 blouse neckline, which I finished with a bias strip. This is not very neat work, but I am prepared to show it for someone with such a delightful blog, and a profile which I wish I had thought of first.
"..there are a lot of details that can be fudged, finessed, and finagled. I am all about the latter."
This neck finish is in that spirit.
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The stitching shows a little from the outside
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At the front neck opening, I turned back the selvage seam allowance and stitched it down by machine. This is covered by the flounce at the outside.
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The neckline stitching is also hidden under the flounce. I am sure this was an easier than Burda's facing, and for a quick summer blouse, it will do!

3 comments:

Little Hunting Creek said...

It's ten times nicer than anything you could buy and prettier too.

The Slapdash Sewist said...

Awesome! Thank you so much for the details. I am definitely copying that neck finish when I make the blouse again.

Susan said...

I agree with Little Hunting - your top is better than RTW. I need to dig out that Burda issue and give this one a try.