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Sewing Tip- Make guides from cardboard to create a set of your favourite neckline shapes and sizes when altering patterns.
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Cut out neckline guides to easily change the shape of a neckline on any pattern ~ Post also includes other favorite sewing tools : Morning by Morning Productions

This is a matter of preference for me. I like to save myself time whenever possible, so I cut neckline guides out of empty cereal boxes.

Sewing Tip- Make guides from cardboard to create a set of your favourite neckline shapes and sizes when altering patterns.

Sewing Tip- Make guides from cardboard to create a set of your favourite neckline shapes and sizes when altering patterns.

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Three Ways to Stabilize a Neckline -- Gertie's New Blog for Better Sewing:
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Stay-stitching: run a line of stitching just within your seam allowance, stitch length should be shorter than usual, around 2 mm .

I hope you all had a lovely New Year's celebration. I certainly did, but I'm excited to jump back into the sew-along. And ju.

Three Ways to Stabilize a Neckline -- Gertie's New Blog for Better Sewing:

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Download these easy instructions on how to enlarge any pattern, from small templates to your own halfscale designs.
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How to enlarge a sewing pattern: instructions to memorize!

best explanation of radial projection pattern drafting, now to enlarge those old patterns.

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Download these easy instructions on how to enlarge any pattern, from small templates to your own halfscale designs.

Download these easy instructions on how to enlarge any pattern, from small templates to your own halfscale designs.
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Checking and measuring sewing pattern pieces - to ensure that they will fit. Image is from the book 'Sew and Save' by Madeleine Hunt (published 1953 link: http://tanitisis.wordpress.com/2011/02/07/oooh-a-goodie/)
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Checking and measuring sewing pattern pieces - to ensure that they will fit. Image is from the book 'Sew and Save' by Madeleine Hunt (published 1953 link: http://tanitisis.wordpress.com/2011/02/07/oooh-a-goodie/)

Checking and measuring sewing pattern pieces - to ensure that they will fit. Image is from the book 'Sew and Save' by Madeleine Hunt (published 1953 link: http://tanitisis.wordpress.com/2011/02/07/oooh-a-goodie/)
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How to change the shape of a neckline and draft a matching facing.
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Pattern making - altering pattern necklines

Great tutorial on how to create lots of different neckline styles - useful for restyling too

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How to change the shape of a neckline and draft a matching facing.

How to change the shape of a neckline and draft a matching facing.
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How to make a sewing pattern out of existing clothing without damaging it.
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Need to use this to make my polka dot dress in a smaller size.

How to make a sewing pattern out of existing clothing without damaging it.

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Because sleeves are a necessity when one is terminally pale-faced. And armed.
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Drafting a Sleeve Pattern using cord / string along the armsyce line/ From: fashion-incubator.

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Because sleeves are a necessity when one is terminally pale-faced. And armed.

Because sleeves are a necessity when one is terminally pale-faced. And armed.

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