Saturday, April 20, 2013

Collar Decisions

This is Butterick 5314, and I was going for the gathered collar anchored with a loop on the side - the floral view A in the picture.


Problem is, my fabric is so busy that you lose the details. Now obviously it's messy because I've just scrunched it up and pinned it to get an idea, but you see what I mean?



So I thought about using the solid lining...



I think this may look too homemade, and possibly too dressy with this satiny fabric. There's only one review at PR where they didn't make the view C collar, and she made view B, which stands up a good bit on the neck. I don't want to look like I'm wearing a turtleneck sweater, though. Hmmmm...I'll have to play with it today...

2 comments:

Pam said...

I like the color with the original fabric (all one color in print). . . Lovely dress - your sewing skills are coming along nicely! I was in Pensacola a few weeks ago - and thought of you - gorgeous area on the Gulf Coast - even made it over to Orange Beach, Gulf Shores and Foley:)

Sister said...

Now Pam, I cannot believe you didn't email me - we could've met in person possibly! Was it vacation or work, and did you do anything fun?