COLLAR SURGERY because the collar was too wide, its base overlapped at CF.
determine points on stand where you want collar to end: on either side of the button band = 1,25 cm from CF
Plan: open up the collar on the raw edge, fold side inwards and fudge it so the angle of the points is steeper. Preserve the point but make the side come in faster.
Attaching collar stand to the bodice, trying to match the new collar width. There’s really not much space in the bodice, with the zipper running so high:
Turned out nice.
Attaching collar to the collar stand. Sure a whole lot of layers in that collar stand. I did a lot of trimming after this photo:
This is how it turned out:
That’s allright. Wearable, breathable. Way better than it was previous, where the neck ended too high and the collar stand overlapped as illustrated by the two red pins:
Detail of the sleeve head and the armhole. Why is the sleeve less wide than the bodice?
Next time I will finish the arm hole first and then ease in the sleeve. I’ll also amend the sleeve, adjust it for a wider biceps without altering the circumference of the head like this: