Monday, February 4, 2008

Twisted binding


There are a lot of things I'm doing at the moment (not complying to my own rule not to have more than 3 items to work on): knock-off jacket, January BWOF jacket for myself (both muslins sewn this weekend), wardrobe contest, white blouse for DD, t-shirt for a niece. Pff, I'll write about these things later, I'm trying to take one step at a time.

Tonight I made the twisted neckline for the t-shirt I want to make in the PR-wardrobe contest. Using a Ottobre pattern for the t-shirt and the tip on a twisted neckline written by Liana on PR. I used a 5 cm (2 inch) wide neckline, and moved the fabric each 6 cm.
The result is not quite right, it might be better to have more fabric length in the neckline. I decreased 15% and think that is too much. Think I'm going to take the nec

12 comments:

  1. Ooooh, neat! I've been wanting to try that twisted neckline.

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  2. Oooh thanks for posting about the twisted neckline. I want to sew one, too. I think I might join in the PR SWAP as well.
    I loved seeing your daughter's comment! I bet she is proud of you.

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  3. Coldwater Creek has one on their site that is similar...it looks like it has less pleats on the binding....wonder if that would help? theirs is called the Twist V-neck Tee

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  4. Lovely neckline. It gives a classy hint to the simplest tee. I have to add it to my list :o)

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  5. BEAUTIFUL,HOW IS THIS ACCOMPLISHED?
    THANK YOU DORA

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  6. You may be wanting to re-do it, but I think it looks great the way it is. I'd forgotten about that neckline, thanks for posting about it.

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  7. Oh, that looks great! What a cool idea to "pimp" simple T-shirts! Actually... I like it the way it is.

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  8. That is a really neat neckline - I like it!

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