Cowl-neck sweaters should be minimally accessorized and balanced with other outfit pieces, because they add bulk and detail to the neckline. Necklaces are not recommended because they compete with the cowl, but bold earrings and bangles are complementary jewelry accessories.
Shoe choice is important for balancing the volume of the cowl neck. Boots and ankle booties provide a solid counterbalance and create a proportionate outfit, but dainty shoes create a top-heavy appearance. Belts also help to balance the volume at the neck by cinching in the narrowest part of the waist. A lacy camisole is a good layering piece if the drape is too low-cut at the neck.Learn More
To cut a muscle shirt, mark out lines to cut along the sleeve, around the collar and the bottom seam. Cut along the lines with scissors, and gently pull on the arms, collar and bottom to stretch the fabric and hide imperfections.Full Answer >
To taper pants, put the pants on, and pin the seams along the legs to the desired tapered fit. Turn the pants inside out, and sew to create a more slender leg opening.Full Answer >
Moleskin trousers are made out of moleskin fabric. Moleskin is a heavy cotton fabric which is woven and sheared in order to give one side a short, soft pile.Full Answer >
To sew a T-shirt, take apart on old shirt, and use it as a pattern. Cut the fabric, pin it together, and stitch and iron the seams. Finish by hemming the bottom. You need a seam ripper, clothing pins, a zigzag stitch, a blind stitch and a fabric pencil.Full Answer >