Sunday, September 18, 2011

Method of stitching placket open at both ends

Placket is an opening or a slit that allows room for the garment to put on. One edge of the slit is finished by facing and other by extension. Facing is also called “Single button stand. In Kannada it is called “Single Patti”. Extension is called double button stand and “double Patti “Plackets are closed by using hooks and eyes or bars, snap fasteners and buttons and button holes .Usually in ladies garments Facing is stitched to the right-hand side of the garment and extension is stitched to the left side of the garment. Facing overlaps the extension.
When snap fasteners are used the ball part of the snap is positioned on the overlap side of the placket, and the socket on the under lap.
When hooks & eyes or bars are used Hooks are stitched on the facing inside the garment and the bars or eyes are stitched on the extension.
When buttons are used buttons are stitched to the extension or under lap and the buttonholes are done on the facing.
Sari blouse has got a placket which is open at both ends.While cutting the fabric an extension of 1/4" to be added to right and left bodice along the line A-B to attach cloth strips.
  Method of stitching placket opens at both ends



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6 comments:

Mothi Rani said...

very useful tip of the day

Mothi Rani said...

want to know the cutting of newly designed anarkali chudidar

vani said...

I have posted" anrkali chudiar " already in my blog

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Usha Suresh said...

madam your blog is very useful thanks a lot can you please teach me how to draw neck patterns and how to cut punjabi dress

shan imi said...

Very nicely explained madam...can u plz show how to sew plackets for kurti in front half way through extending only upto tummy..so that nursing mothers can use it conveniently ..thank u in advance