Sewing Tip Saturday: Collars Part One

As one of the easiest aspects of bodice making, collars come in as many shapes and styles as one can imagine.  The majority of collars are stitched in the same way so it makes it very easy to play around and try various styles.

Here are some great examples of collars:

Collar Examples

Here is a basic tutorial for attaching a pointed and/or Peter Pan (rounded) collar:

Basic collar tutorial

The trick is to make sure that your whipstitch can only be seen on the inside of the garment.

Add interfacing for a stiffer collar or change up materials to add interest and contrast to your creation!

The possibilities are truly endless!

Next Time:  Collar Patterns

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