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Date: 7/23/12 9:03 AM

My DDIL wants me to make this top for her. It's made from t-shirts & don't think it would be hard to do. The only hesitation I have is about the neckline. How would you stabilize it?
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Date: 7/23/12 9:35 AM

I would attach a band to the shirt and then sew the ruffle on top.

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Date: 7/23/12 9:37 AM

It's a VERY cute top for a young woman, however, somehow the sleeve seems wrong.

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Date: 7/23/12 10:00 PM

I'd get some Steam-A-Seam, in 1/2", steam it on there, and then when I had the ruffle done, I'd peel off the tape and very carefully use the tip of my iron to press it the rest of the way down. Then sew.
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Date: 7/24/12 1:11 AM

I second that

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Date: 7/24/12 1:12 AM

Why won't you finish the neckline with binding and then sew on a decorative detail?

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