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.
The stitching shows a little from the outside
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.
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!


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.