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Turning a shirt collar - depression era practice

11 years ago

My husband's favorite shirt got very worn along the fold of the collar. He was really upset at the idea of tossing it, so I volunteered to try to turn the collar. (Take out the stitches holding it in, turn it around, and sew it back on.) Taking the stitches out was tedious, but the whole process didn't take that long. Felt like I was channeling my grandmother, who always made things s-t-r-e-t-c-h as much as she could.

I am tickled that I was able to do it; I always thought it would be harder. Probably would be harder on a dress shirt - this was a summer weight sport shirt that he takes on vacation because it does not wrinkle easily.

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