Learn How to Make a Peter Pan Collar
The Peter Pan Collar is a simple, rounded collar that sits flat against the neckline of a blouse; it’s easy to draft and sew, and it can be as big or small as you want.
Drafting the Peter Pan Collar
Collars are sewn with two ply fabric (usually self-lined) and basted to the edge of the neckline; they can be small and dainty at about 1 1/4 – 1 11/2″ wide, or they can be large and bold at more than 2″ wide.
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How do you put a collar on a Peter Pan shirt?
Set your sewing machine to a 3.0 stitch length and top stitch along the top edge of the collar to affix it to your garment. Locate the center of the neckline on your garment and pin the collar in place along the neckline, tucking in any raw edges that are left over from turning it.
Why is it called a Peter Pan collar?
The collar worn by Maude Adam’s in her classic 1905 performance as the lead role in J.M.Barrie’s novel, Peter Pan Collars, is a flat collar that lies upon the torso with soft, curved corners and is shaped to fit the neckline.
How many types of collars are there?
Different Types Of Collars In Garments: There are three types of collars in garments, based on the position and size of the band: stand collar, flat collar, and roll collar.
How do you attach a collar to a dress?
Match the notches at the waist seam, shoulder seams, and collar, making sure the collar meets the start of the lapel. Pin the facing in place all the way around from hem to hem.
How do I make a collar and collar stand?
Turn right side out, tuck seam allowances into collar stand, and press. Top-stitch around collar stand 3 mm from the edge, making sure the lower folded edge of the collar stand is caught in the seam. Sink-stitch (stitch in the ditch) along the neckline seam to connect the lower collar stand for a clean / classic look.
What is a rolled collar?
a collar that stands up slightly from its attachment point to the garment’s neckline before folding over to lie flat.
What is a flat dog collar?
A flat collar has a buckle or plastic snap (“quick-release”) closure and a ring for attaching identification tags and a leash, and it comes in a variety of colors and designs. It should fit comfortably around your dog’s neck; it should not be too tight or too loose that they can slip out of it.