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A simple and stylish finish for jersey tops.
A new style I designed in jersey called THE TUNIC features a twisted band at the neck and armholes. It looks complicated but is actually incredibly easy, here's how you do it...

Follow the pattern instructions for THE TUNIC to step 3.
(the pattern for THE TUNIC can be purchased via my Etsy shop)

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  • How to make a top. How To Make A Twisted Jersey Band - Step 1
    Step 1

    Press the seam toward the band.

  • How to make a top. How To Make A Twisted Jersey Band - Step 2
    Step 2

    Join the remaining shoulder seam.

  • How to make a top. How To Make A Twisted Jersey Band - Step 3
    Step 3

    Press under 1cm along the long free edge of the band.

  • How to make a top. How To Make A Twisted Jersey Band - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold the band toward the inside of the garment and slip stitch the pressed folded edge to the seam moving the edge 2 cm to the right of where it would naturally sit.

  • How to make a top. How To Make A Twisted Jersey Band - Step 5
    Step 5

    Once complete DO NOT PRESS the outer edge as this spoils the effect. On the body any puckering around the neck seam will disappear under the weight of the garment.

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