SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Forum > Pattern Modifications, Design Changes & Pattern Drafting > Binding a boatneck top

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Binding a boatneck top
bicrafty
bicrafty
Beginner
Georgia USA
Member since 6/30/12
Posts: 61
Send Message

      



Date: 10/12/13 5:23 PM

I can only assume that binding a boatneck knit top is the same as a scoop or crewneck. Yes or no? Is there something Im not aware of?

Elona
star
Elona  Friend of PR
Advanced
Member since 8/24/02
Posts: 8615
Send Message

      



In reply to bicrafty <<
thumbsup 3 members like this.


Date: 10/12/13 6:27 PM

This lady has a nice tutorials on binding boat or envelope necks. They are shown on kid's shirts here and here.

She used visible, decorative serging on the outside, but her techniques are clearly photographed and applicable to grownup clothing.

You might see that her bindings do not hug the body closely, though. Personally, I'd make them a touch shorter than the neck edge to snug things up a bit there.




-- Edited on 10/12/13 6:35 PM --

SewLibra
star
SewLibra  Friend of PR
Intermediate
California USA
Member since 12/2/08
Posts: 717
Send Message

      
thumbsup 2 members like this.



Date: 10/13/13 0:40 AM

Boatnecks can be tricky if your shoulders are narrow. If so, the boatnecks can slip off your shoulders. Make sure to make a muslin if this is the case, and like Elona said you might want to make the binding a bit shorter to ensure the neckline does not bow out from your body.

------
SewLibra
Brother SB4138, Bernina 1008, Brother 1034D, Janome Harmony 9102D

determined
determined
Advanced Beginner
Member since 12/29/12
Posts: 144
Send Message

      



Date: 10/20/13 8:44 PM

I actually followed the tutorial from a Craftsy class for neck binding for a scoop neck but used it on the Kirsten Kimono tee, which is a boat neck. Came out great actually- was the first time making either. (Though it did reconfirm for me that I really prefer the v-neck the best on me- haven't tried to do that neckline yet.)

Tez
star
Tez
Intermediate
UNITED KINGDOM
Member since 6/8/05
Posts: 347
Send Message

      



In reply to Elona <<


Date: 10/21/13 3:59 AM

I've only used a turned over hem on boat necks, but I like the look of these binding methods. The overlapping at the shoulder edge is very pretty. Thanks for the links!

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Pattern Modifications, Design Changes & Pattern Drafting >> Binding a boatneck top

Merchants on PR

Fitz Like a Glove Ironing Board Cover


Made In Australia
Deals!

Patterns from the Past


vintage sewing patterns
Deals!

Reconstructing History


Reconstructing History
Web site

Nature's Fabrics


Natural & Organic Fabrics
Deals!

Elliott Berman Textiles


Fabrics for Greater Ideas
Deals!

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Restyling with Exposed Zippers
Restyling with Exposed Zippers

Register

Understanding Interfacings
Understanding Interfacings

Register

Lolita Patterns 1300

photo
by: Ms. McCall

Review
Christine Jonson Boyfriend Jacket and Shell

Christine Jonson Boyfriend Jacket and Shell

Buy Now
SewBaby Totpacks Pattern

SewBaby Totpacks Pattern

Buy Now
BurdaStyle Downloadable burdatyle handbook Skirt

photo
by: jillmandy

Review

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.