Tutorial: How To Sew A Detachable Peter Pan Collar

Detachable peter pan collars are super easy to make and when added around the neck they can easily transform a plain simple outfit into something that is amazing. This is detachable and therefore you can add it to any of our tops and dresses. Fun right! Today I have a tutorial for you! We are using our Nina Dress for this but hey just go ahead and add it to any of our dresses.

Shall we begin?

Tutorial: How To Sew A Detachable Peter Pan Collar

Note: You need our Nina Dress Pattern to get the pattern pieces.

Let’s follow these steps!

Tutorial: How To Sew A Detachable Peter Pan Collar


Step 1: Cut 2 main pieces and 2 lining pieces. Get your ties ready. I used a leather tie which I got from a local shop for just 60 cents and I love it. But you can use ribbons or make your own ties. 

Step 2: Place your main collar RS facing up. Place a tie at the top corner of the back collar. Baste it in place.

detachable collar tutorial by Sansahash

Step 3: Place lining piece on top of the main piece RS together (make sure the tie is sandwiched in between). Pin. Sew the outer curve using 3/8” (1 cm) seam allowance.

detachable collar tutorial by Sansahash

Step 4: Now go ahead and pin the inner curve and sew it close using 3/8” (1 cm) seam allowance.

Note: Make sure you don’t  catch the tie when sewing.

detachable collar tutorial by Sansahash

Step 5: Trim seam allowances all around.

detachable collar tutorial by Sansahash

Step 6: To turn the collar inside out you need to cut a slit in the lining piece only, in the middle. Do not cut into the main piece.

Then, gently pull the collar out through the slit. Press well. And close the slit by hand stitch.

detachable collar tutorial by Sansahash

Last thing:  We are going sew the collars RS together to connect them at the center point by hand stitch. 

detachable collar tutorial by Sansahash

Add extra details like button, bows flowers, ribbons etc to finalize the look!

detachable collar tutorial by Sansahash

You are done!

Stand back & enjoy your amazing work!

This gorgeous vintage dress with a collar reminds me when I was young

This gorgeous vintage dress with a collar reminds me when I was young

This gorgeous vintage dress with a collar reminds me when I was young

psst….

There is another way you can add the collar! You can do tie on the front by cutting the back collar on FOLD. The add ties to the front like this!

This gorgeous vintage dress with a collar reminds me when I was young

Happy sewing xxx


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