Instructions – how to sew a cowl top

This is a complementary instruction for the cowls in my shop there and there . An instruction leaflet is provided with download of pattern but pictures are much better.

Follow the step by step guide line below and your cowl will be so eaaaaaasy to make.

Some pictures made out of the same pattern are in instagram.

Instagram #cowl top.

Let me know how it goes.

how to sew a cowl top

start by strengthening the neckline at back

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close the pleats at shoulder front

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Assemble the front and the back at shoulder seam

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close up detail

how to sew a cowl top

cowl neckline flap on the floor.

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cowl neckline on mannequin

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cowl neckline back view

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cowl neckline, back view, inside out

For sleeveless top, skip the next steps. Sew directly the sides and put biais at armholes.

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sew the sleeves at armhole

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sew the underarms and side in one operation

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Hem to finish

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detail of underarm draped effect because of the inverted crown sleeve


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