Carolyn Pajamas : Sewing the Collar & Lapels – a Photo Tutorial type thingy!
I’ve sewn two pairs of Carolyn PJs so far, with a third pair in the works. A few of you have commented that you’d like to sew them up as well, but are a little intimidated by the prospect of constructing the notched collar/lapel. You’ll need to curve your lapel when you reach the top to join your previously basted side neckline/collar seams.
How much fabric do I need to make a pajama top?
Fabric – Depending on the size of the person you’re making them for, you’ll need about 1/2 yard for small children, 1 yard for older children, and up to 2 yards for adults.
What stitch is used to finish a collar on a shirt?
After you’ve finished pinning the collar in place, take the shirt and collar to your sewing machine and sew a straight stitch along the raw edges, about 0.5 in (1.3 cm) from the raw edges of the collar and neckline.
How do you make a ladies collar for a shirt?
Yes, you can sew a shirt collar without difficulty.
- Sew the Long Collar Seam.
- Sew the Short Edge Seams.
- Trim and Turn.
- Press the Collar.
- Attach the Collar to the Collar Stand.
- Trim the Seam Allowances on the Collar Stand.
- Press Your Collar Again.
What is the best fabric to make pajamas?
What is the Best Fabric for Pajamas and Sleepwear?
- Lightweight Cotton Pajamas. When sleeping in warmer temperatures, lightweight cotton is the go-to option for matching pajamas.
- Flannel Pajamas. Cozy flannel is synonymous with wintertime.
- Supima Cotton Pajamas.
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Is cotton poplin good for pajamas?
Poplin fabric, also known as tabinet, is a strong plain weave fabric with crosswise ribs that is commonly used in shirts, dresses, and pajamas.
What fabric is used to make pajamas?
Pajamas can be made into pants, shorts, night shirts, or gowns, with the best fabrics being light weight cotton, soft flannel, and silk.