Monday, February 28, 2011

Fixing a Bothersome Neckline

I liked this neckline in the dressing room and in theory.

But one day I realized I could cut off the ties and tuck the raw ends up under each other and make a casually coiled collar.  I did the sewing by hand.

Now I can wear necklaces or brooches.  Much better.

(This is the $4 mohair sweater mentioned in this post)


Christian - Modobject@Home said...

I love your simple alteration. The sweater is lovely.

Anonymous said...

I like the theory of the original neckline as well, but like you, the reality is not as admirable. Now I know what to do. Great idea!

life in this 1880 farmhouse said...

Like it. You always look fantastic.

Deanna Beth said...

You're so brilliant.