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Sewing Tips: Flat Bias Neckline

Sewing Tips: Flat Bias Neckline

Flat necklines can add a beautifully professional finish to hand-sewn garments, especially when you’re sewing with delicate fabrics. Learn how to stitch your own flat bias neckline with this easy-to-follow tutorial!

Sewing Tips: Flat Bias Neckline

Ready to give your sewing a more high-end look? You’ll definitely want to add this neckline finishing technique to your sewing skill toolbox.

I often get questions asking how I get my bias faced necklines to lay flat, so I’m here today with a tutorial to help you do just that. It can be really frustrating to make a garment that looks so good only to have the neckline not lay right against the curves of the body, in fact, I’m pretty sure that was a telltale sign that I had made the garment I was wearing back in the day.

Sound familiar?

Try your hand at this simple-and-clean method on the neck opening of your next bodice or top! Check out this helpful flat bias neckline sewing tutorial from Jen at Grainline Studio.


Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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