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What is "Collar" - Definition & Explanation

A collar constructed from a single piece of fabric with the center fold forming the outer edge. Collar (padding)- Attaching the under-collar to canvas with several rows of blindstitching.
The panel or visible portion of the collar and the neckband portion are cut as one piece, but folded once along the length to produce the appearance of a banded collar.
Two or more thicknesses of fabric attached to the neckhole opening to provide a firm and neat-appearing finish.
(topstitched) - A collar with an added row of stitching along the folded edges.
(padding) - Attaching the under-collar to canvas with several rows of blindstitching.
(Lined) - A collar made by placing a piece of interlining between the two pieces of body fabric.
(one piece) - A collar constructed from a single piece of fabric with the center fold forming the outer edge.
(two-piece) - A collar formed by joining two identical pieces, inverting and sometimes topstitching along the folded edges.
(Banded) - The visible or panel portion of the collar is cut separately and attached to the neckband portion. This is normal dress shirt construction.
(sandwich) - A collar which has the top-collar inserted between the canvas and the under-collar.
(convertible) - The panel or visible portion of the collar and the neckband portion are cut as one piece, but folded once along the length to produce the appearance of a banded collar.

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