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Altering unflattering neckline

Ploshkin

Re: Altering unflattering neckline
« Reply #15 on: May 04, 2021, 15:07:21 PM »
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dolcevita

Re: Altering unflattering neckline
« Reply #16 on: May 04, 2021, 19:10:43 PM »
You could put take off the facing and ribbon, then pleat the extra fabric towards the centre front neckline. Add the small er facing back to keep the pleats in position (without the ribbon inside), then where the ribbon came out originally, sew on a permanent bow from the ribbon. You'd reduce the bulk of the neckline but keep the gathered look. Just a thought.