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From: Genevieve
Date: 11-02-2003, 03:03 PM (1 of 3)

I am trying to make a traditional navy blue wool sailor suit, and am not sure what material I should use to create the three white stripes which line the edge of the square sailor's collar (is there a name for this type of collar?)

The material almost seems like white rick rack but not curved or fancy, just straight.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
User: Genevieve
Member since: 02-27-2003
Total posts: 18
From: Raine
Date: 11-02-2003, 10:01 PM (2 of 3)
There's also a narrow trim called "soutache" if you can find it.
User: Raine
Member since: 04-19-2000
Total posts: 259
From: MaryW
Date: 11-03-2003, 05:16 AM (3 of 3)
Or perhaps grosgrain ribbon.:bluesmile
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User: MaryW
Member since: 06-23-2005
Total posts: 2542
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