Mandarin collars are a design staple with an Asian influence. Mandarin collars are stand-up or band collars that can add a completely different look to your outfits. Sew a Mandarin collar to shirts, jackets or dresses. Make your Mandarin collar using fabr
Boning - Not just for corsets - Learn how to engineer stability into all sorts of fitted garments with this couture technique. Claire Schaeffer has a section on this in her book 'Couture Sewing Techniques'.