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Continuous neck and armhole facing

Hazel L. Roberts

Continuous neck and armhole facing

by Hazel L. Roberts

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Published by College of Agricultue, Cooperative Extension Service, Washington State University in Pullman, Wash .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHazel L. Roberts.
SeriesExtension mimeo -- 2622., Extension mimeo (Washington State University. Cooperative Extension) -- 2622.
ContributionsWashington State University. Cooperative Extension Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 leaves.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17612419M
OCLC/WorldCa41800112

  An all-in-one facing (also known as a combined neck and armhole facing) is a clean and simple finish for a sleeveless garment. It creates a neat and supportive finish at the neckline and the armhole edges. Many sleeveless dress and top patterns call for separately faced neckline .   A typical facing is cut the same way as the bodice, where as a bias facing is shaped to the neckline using it's stretchy abilities. Bias binding is when bias tape is used to enclose the raw edge of a neckline, armhole, or hem. In this case, the bias tape fabric is .

  A facing is a small piece of fabric that is used to reinforce a neckline or sleeve opening, and finish the raw edge neatly. You can think of it as a small piece of lining, but it pretty much keeps the neck or armhole of an outfit from getting stretched out of shape. The above example shows a basic back neck and armhole facing combined – planned with the pink lines – or a more adventurous keyhole opening for centre back and a deeper back neck facing – (you would have to adjust the pattern back in the same way for the keyhole shape). Mark your facing piece with the correct annotations – Pattern name.

  Now you would have to close that center front lining seam afterwards by machine or hand though, and even hand slip stitch the lining to the real fabric neckline. But, it would give you totally machine done and sewed around in a circle, continuous understitching on just the arm holes instead. Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and so much g: armhole.


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Continuous neck and armhole facing by Hazel L. Roberts Download PDF EPUB FB2

All-in-one facings combine the neckline and armhole facings; these are necessary when the shoulder length is too narrow to have them separate. The width of facing at the shoulder and the underarm is usually between and 2-inches. The neckline depth for the front is. In this post, I’ll show you how to create your own neckline and armhole facing using the freehand cutting method.

This method can be used when you adapt commercially bought patterns or for creating necklines alone (especially in clothes with sleeves). The cutting Process. If your facing combines both the neck and armhole together, check out the blog on the Burrito Method here.

Shaped facings are cut to match the outside shape of the fabric piece to provide a neat finish, and are often cut from the same pattern pieces. The Tui Dress and Bellbird Top both have neck facings which help ensure the neck finish look professional.

Neck facings are relatively simple to sew. A garment with a centre back opening would have one front neck facing and two back neck facings. A garment with a centre front opening would have one back neck facing and two front neck facings.

Also, the front opening of a garment – say a jacket as an example – could have a neckline facing and a grown-on front edge facing. The width of facing at the shoulder and at the underarm is usually between and 2 inches. The depth at the armhole and neckline is also 2 inches.

For the Bodice Back, the depth can be increased for aesthetic purposes - it looks better with a low neckline when the back facing is. Facing an Armhole with Bias Binding. This is a quick and easy method for covering the raw edges of an armhole.

I will show you how to sew the bias, pin it into place on and around the armhole. Nearly every unlined garment has either a facing or a bias bound edge somewhere.

Most likely you will find these finishes on a neckline or on a sleeveless armhole, but facings and bindings can even show up on sleeve hems, pockets, and skirt hems.

How to sew an all in one armhole and neckline facing Sew Over It. Loading Unsubscribe from Sew Over It. how to finish necklines & armhole. This is a guide for the armhole shape. Find the mid point along the SP/CP line and measure ½" inside it.

Then find the point ½" from the angle on the 45 degree line. So we can now draw the armhole line dipping below the bust line here and passing through all these points to the shoulder. In case you have a one piece facing for armhole and neckline for a sleeveless bodice it will be impossible to understitch all the seams.

Do it wherever you can. Turn the facing to the other side; you have your shaped facing Stitch a close slit neckline with facing Step 3. Keep it on top of the front bodice (rightside up) Pin in place. Staying a neckline or armhole will ensure that you have a polished, professional, gap-free look when making garments with a scoop neck or a sleeveless armhole.

The underlying idea behind staying a neckline of armhole, is the stretch of the bias, on the curve. Some people say I’m a bit paranoid about staying, and my preparation is a bit of overkill. From this video you can learn how to make a perfect armhole,shoulder slope and neckline pattern making in very simple & easy method.

Neckline canvas attachme. How to Sew an Armhole and Neckline Facing. This technique is a beautiful one used to hide the shoulder seams of a garment.

You will learn how simple it is to sew the armhole and neckline facing. All-in-on facings finish both the neckline and the armholes of sleeveless tops and dresses. In this tutorial, we will teach you how to use a technique commonly referred to as “the burrito method” to finish an all-in-one facing.

With rightsides together & dress on top stitch the neckline just the tiniest bit inside the fist line of stitching. Press, clip & trim seam allowence. Understitch the seam allowences to the facing.

The BURRITO: Fold the left armhole facing only under the neck & right armhole. Fold the dress left armhole over the neck and right armhole. Mini neckline/armhole binding tutorial. Now, let’s get into the mini tutorial bit of this post. I can’t remember where I learned this technique from exactly, but I find it really helpful when you want to apply bias binding to neckline/armhole where the shoulder seams, or shoulder and side seams are already sewn together – no opening involved.

Trace from the center front through the neckline, ending at the edge of the shoulder line. For this facing, I’m drawing a line 2 3/4″ from the neckline, for a nice wide facing piece.

Mark the distance you want from the neckline, just be sure that it’s not wider than the shoulder line. Using a French curve, connect the dots in a nice curve. For this week’s sewinglet’s talk about facing. Facings are so easy to make and give your garment a professional finish, without a full lining.

Of course you can face and line a garment, which makes it so nice and fancy on the inside. But facings on their own are more economical and great [ ]. Some patterns, especially vintage ones, have separate facing pieces for the neckline and armholes.

But these pieces can get a bit bulky or messy-looking inside the garment. Do this instead: On a sleeveless dress or top, combine the neckline facing with the armhole facing to create one continuous facing. Fundamentals of Pattern Making: Basic Facings. Fundamentals of Pattern Making: Basic Facings.

Part of the ability to control the edges of garments is in giving the correct structure to the areas such as the neckline, armhole and hem. Or at the back neck of garments often there is a facing which hangs down below the level of the front. 2. Lay the facing on top of the blouse (right sides together) and sew around the neckline (which I then under stitch).

3. Sew around the armholes. 4. Pull the back sections through the shoulder to turn the blouse. 5. Sew the side seam (match up the seam where armhole facing meets blouse, sew from edge of facing, all the way down to the hem). 6. Fitting an armhole requires fitting the bust dart, shoulders, and side seams.

There’s more to fitting an armhole, also known as an armscye, than you may think-it requires fitting the bust dart, shoulders, and side seams. And the only way I know to successfully fit an armhole is to use a more information on armhole fittings be sure to pick up Threads #, and don’t miss other Author: Threads Magazine.Drafting Neckline and Armhole Facings "I have a tutorial that is literally so important I only wonder why I haven’t done it earlier.

To be honest, facings are always something I draft when I want to finish my neckline or armholes without a lining.