Handsewn Square Neckline – Vintage Embroidery And Sewing Techniques Part 9

Handsewn Square Neckline - Vintage Embroidery And Sewing Techniques

A square neckline sampler which was sewn completely by hand in 1950.

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Wrong side of square neck

Self-fabric pieces were joined at the edges of the square neckline with tiny handstitches.

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Detail of square neckline

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Then the square neckline was hemmed with blind hem stitches by hand, so that no stitches are visible on the right side.

 

Here you’ll find part 8 of the 1950s Sewing Series.

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