How toHow to Sew a Placket
13 steps
What you’ll need
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Shirt Pattern
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Basic Sewing Supplies
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Fold bodice front in half and clip in on center fold.
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Using Placket Template, place centered on cut and mark stitching and cutting lines.
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Cut down center fold to the marking, then cut marked lines to create a Y shape.
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Take ironed placket piece opened up and pin to Y shape, matching raw edges. (Edges will hang over)
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Flip over and make any adjustments so fabrics lay smooth and flat.
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On ironed line and marked stitching line, sew the placket to the bodice front.
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Make sure no extra fabric is tucked under while sewing.
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Refold the placket, covering the stitching and raw edges. Pin in place.
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Sew the folded placket down, making sure you catch the back of it.
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Fold left side (right for girls) of placket down. Hold bottom point and fold back up to top. Pin.
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Stitch the point down with a rectangle with an x in the middle.
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Now you are ready to add buttons or snaps!
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Happy Sewing Friends!!
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