How to prevent back neckline from hanging down when the front is a cowlneck
As a recent Insider I am an avid reader of your articles, past and present. My question: I made a sheath dress with a front cowlneck in a viscose knit. The cowl is self facing and I have sewn some weight to keep it stay down. The back has a facing sewn to the side seams. I prefer a higher back neck edge i.e. closer to the jewel neckline but whatever I try to raise the back neck, the cowl in the front is pulled up towards the neck and the back neck edge hangs down. I tried in the back neck seam interfacing, band, elastic, nothing helps.
Is there a solution or is the cowl construction that causes the problem?
With kind regards, A. van der Meij, The Netherlands
Do you have an image of the garment? That will help us better diagnose the issue! : )
Christine, Threads Digital Content Manager