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Size to Cut :Lining, and How to Finish Neck Opening

Hello,


I am attempting to make a Roman Dalmatic, of brocade fabric with satin polyester lining and stiff interfacing.

Do you recommend that I cut the lining about half an inch smaller all the way around than the brocade?

I think that is your recommendation for a Gothic vestment (chasuble), so that the lining does not show. But I am not sure how this would work with heavier brocade fabric, and stiff interfacing.

Also, can you please provide me with some more detail as to how you finish the neck opening. I'm planning to stitch the lining to the interfaced brocade, right sides together, leaving the neck open and turning it all right side out through the neck hole. Do I then just fold in the seam allowances at the neck opening and hand stitch closed?

Thank you for any help you can give me, and God bless you!

Sheila

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Mar 15, 2011
You're Right About the Neck Opening
by: Lynne Green

Hello Sheila,

We don't Roman Chasubles, so unfortunately, I'm not sure how to answer your question.

As for the neck opening, you are right: That's how we do it also. We turn it right side out, fold in the seam allowances and hand stitch it.

Sorry we couldn't be more help.

Lynne

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