How to sew a collar and look original and stylish
The tendency to wear a separate collar over clothesfar from new, since the times of the Middle Ages, great attention was paid to women of fashion and mods starched stoechkam and demonstrated neat collars overhead.
Modern needlewomen, lovers of originalthings and exclusive accessories, went much further in their fantasies and craftsmanship, thinking about how to sew a collar. In many respects talented designers come to the aid of modern furniture, an endless variety of goods for needlework. Therefore, making overhead collars with their own hands today is not so much difficult, as exciting and interesting.
How to sew a collar, it will be interesting not onlydesigner-professional, but also a novice lover. Carrying out this detail in different techniques, you can independently choose the level of complexity and try to create yourself a beloved cute gift yourself.
Well, let's see how to sew a collar, and what are its variations.
One of the methods, the easiest and fastest, is to have a ready-made collar with an old shirt to decorate to your taste. For this classic shirt with a collar stands out very well.
So, you need:
-to find a shirt suitable for the color and style,
- gently cut off the collar from the main part of the product,
-work manually or on a typewriter cropped edge - the basis for creativity is ready,
- now begins the most interesting - the decoration of the collar and the transformation of his magic movements of your hands into a work of art and a beautiful elegant accessory.
There are infinitely many options:you can play on the contrasts, you can draw a collar in one color, playing on the overflow of halftones of the material that you decided to decorate. It can be beads, large beads of pearls, rhinestones, small and large sequins, hand embroidery with smooth or cross-stitch. You need to imagine with what clothes you are going to wear the finished product. With a smart dress or, as an addition to the everyday pullover.
The next option is slightly more complicated, it is how to sew the collar yourself.
In order to create from scratch scratch collars with your own hands, do the following:
- Use a pattern of different types of collars: a collar on a detachable stand, a collar on a one-piece post, a turn-down collar;
- transfer the details of the paper pattern to the fabric withon the wrong side, cut them along the contours and stitch them together. It is desirable to do this on the typewriter, but it is possible and neat by hand, only with the smallest stitches. The lower part of the collar can be worn already after you turn it out, and you can leave a small cut and through it, turn to the front side of the collar.
Important:that the collar was rigid and held a form, between its two parts it is possible to lay a fleece or doublerine. This self-adhesive fabric is very easy to use, just attach it to the part and iron it with a warm iron as the product takes shape. For collar-racks it is very convenient. In addition, you can make a collar of leather or fur.
Then you just have to decorate it to your taste.In addition to the ideas already described above on how to sew a collar with your own hands, you can suggest decorating it with pieces of fur, a vintage brooch at the place of joining halves, a textile rose or poppy seeds, which can also be made independently.
For decoration will fit a beautiful guipure, chiclooks a combination of white with black or red with black. However, it is impossible to list all the variety of variations, you can only be too lazy and try to do it yourself!
Successful creation to you! Lovely needlewomen! Be fashionable and irresistible !!!