Block Paper Scissors is a monthly column featuring patternmaking hacks that will help you give your Seamwork patterns a custom spin—all you need is paper, a ruler, and a pencil!
This hack modifies Addison’s angular collar into a softer shape for a sweet peter pan collar variation.
Note: Be sure to make any fit adjustments before doing the pattern hack.
- Addison under collar and upper collar
- Tracing paper or pattern paper
- All other materials as required by pattern
Step | 01
Trace off the under collar and upper collar pieces. On both pieces, measure 2” in on either side of the collar point and make notches. Draw a curved line connecting the notches.
Step | 02
Cut along the curved line, creating the peter pan collar shape.
Step | 03
Follow the pattern instructions on how to cut and assemble the blouse and collar.