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Date: 8/8/12 0:11 AM

i am making this pattern right now.. Mccalls m5925

im having issues with sewing the collar band to the neck. somehow i think my collar bands are too long? i dont have much experience with following patterns so this confuses me... i couldnt find any pattern review on this site. can anyone help?? thanks!

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Date: 8/8/12 0:16 AM

i just posted this question and realized that i should have posted in a different board... is there a way to move this to an appropriate board??

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Date: 8/8/12 7:41 AM

Send a PM to the moderator of this thread, CynthiaSue, and ask if she could move it to the forum you want.

Even though my collar stands need improving, I can try to help. First staystitch the neckline. Then, clip to the staystitch line and spread neckline to fit the collar stand. Make sure dots and/or notches match.
-- Edited on 8/8/12 7:45 AM --

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Date: 8/8/12 5:02 PM

Thank you so much! That worked! The pattern did say staystitch then clip but I think my staystitch was too close to the edge. I fixed it to 5/8" and it worked!


Jean

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Subject: Topic moved Date: 8/9/12 1:44 AM

This topic has been moved from Fabrics and more... to Beginner's Forum

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