One neat armscye finish.

Today I’ll show you a finish option for a lower part of the armscye, which works particularly well with cap sleeves. I see it often in RTW garments, and I found it to be very practical and neat finish.

Preparation

To do this, you will need a piece of bias strip, which you will fold in half lengthwise.
The finished width of the strip is up to you, I found that 2.3 cm (15/16”) works well with 1.2 cm (1/2”) seam allowances. And so, let’s begin.
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Sewing placket button closure.

Today I am going to show you how to sew a front placket button closure.

This is a very easy and effective technique, which is widely used on various types of garments, such as polo shirts, clothes for children and sportswear. I used it in dress pattern #1306 and it created a beautiful and functional front closure and a focal point.

Preparation

We start with preparing the plackets. If you are using patterned fabric, try cutting the placket in such a way that the design is centred.
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