VIDEO: Part 5 – Altering the Neckline

January 3, 2017By It's Sew EasyGarment, Sewing 5 Comments Opinion by Paid Consultant

Part Five of the Fifteen Part series about making your own Little Black Dress with Angela Wolf!

This episode is all about Altering the Neckline!

What’s in this episode?


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In this episode, Angela shows how to alter the neckline of your dress to suit your style.

  • Make it any shape:
    • Sweetheart
    • V-Neck
    • Crew Neck/Circular
  • Adjusting your facings
  • Proper sewing in of facings including proper pivoting for V-necks and adding twill tape.

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Over the next 10 weeks, Angela will continue to help us on our journey, building our Little Black Dress making skills including tips and discussions of necklines, hems, sleeves, linings and more! Stop by next Tuesday for the next chapter!

Have you made anything with tips or techniques from this Little Black Dress series? Be sure to tag us @BrotherSews and #StitchingSewcial so we can see what you’ve been up to!
We love hearing from you, so don’t hesitate to leave a comment!

This originally broadcast as part of Series 600 of It’s Sew Easy TV.
Stop by their website for more on this full season of It’s Sew Easy TV.

Have you missed any episodes?

Episode 1 – Fabric Choices, Silhouettes, Darts
Episode 2 – Notions, French Seams & Pressing
Episode 3 – Three Seam Finishes
Episode 4 – All About Princess Seams
Episode 6 – Pockets – Bonus Segment
Episode 7 – Scooped Necklines & Easing Curves
Episode 8 – Using Your Lining as a Facing
Episode 9 – Necklines, Collars & Bias Tape
Episode 10 – Attaching Your Bodice
Episode 11 – Inserting an Invisible Zipper
Episode 12 – Adding Sleeves to a Dress
Episode 13 – Attaching Lining at Armhole – Bonus Segment
Episode 14 – Finishing the Back Vent
Episode 15 – Hemming Your Dress

  • Brother is a proud sponsor of It’s Sew Easy TV.

  • Angela Wolf is a Brother Brand Advocate and Paid Consultant.

  • The Tailor’s Clapper is an Angela Wolf Pattern Collection™ product and Brother International Corporation makes no representations or warranties regarding such product.

  • The Rowenta iron is a Rowenta product and Brother International Corporation makes no representations or warranties regarding such product.

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