I acquired a lovely embroidered silk slip for free; unfortunately, since beggars can’t be choosers, it was a size too large for me and thus tended to droop open down the front when exposed by a low-cut neckline. Taking in darts around the neckline wasn’t an option, since there were no seams at all in this area and it was covered in embroidery.
I assumed I would have to take in a little at every one of the seams around the back and sides (a pain, as they were all French seams) in an attempt to spread the neckline wide enough to stay up, but came across a tip for fixing a gaping neckline on a finished garment: simply run a line of tiny gathering stitches through the facing at the back of the visible neckline and draw it up to reduce the opening very slightly.
It worked! The embroidered edge on the outside isn’t perceptibly distorted, but the neckline now stays put and the overall fit is better.
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I’m pretty sure the support phone number is only about purchasing the pattern.
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