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Gaping V-neckline prevention (Tip/Technique)
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Posted on: 4/12/11 7:42 PM
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This is a link to Threads Magazine's detailed article featuring the great Charles Kleibacker's technique for pin-basting tape to a deep V-neck to ease in fullness and prevent gaposis:

http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11421/hands-on-with-kleibacker-lessons-for-working-with-a-bias/page/all

It also includes some of his techniques for sewing with bias: bias layouts, sewing seams, cutting and sewing bias tubing for spaghetti straps.
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Bunsnpigs said...
Wow! What an amazing idea. Thanks!
4/13/11 8:56 AM
Passion4Sewing said...
Boy, I need to study that article. I just had a disastrous neckline (surplice) on my dress I made for Easter...had to put a cami under it til I get it fixed! Thanks for the link!
4/27/11 10:03 PM

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