How to Add Mock Cuffs on Short Sleeves
Try this cuff for a great sporty detail on a short sleeve. It doesn't shorten the sleeve as if you rolled it, nor does it show the sleeve's wrong side.
The tissue pattern for the short sleeve needs an extra 3/4-in. added to the lengthen/shorten line. True the vertical sleeve seams.
|Make sure you have at least a 1-1/2-in. hem in the sleeve.|
|To add length to the short sleeve, using 1/4-in. graph paper to achieve an accurate measurement across the lengthen/shorten line.
Next, true the vertical sleeve seams.
|Complete the garment up to hemming the sleeve. Fold the sleeve hem to the wrong side and press over a sleeve board at 1-1/2-in.|
Posted on Jun 4th, 2013 in design, garment construction, how-to, tips & tricks, sleeve, sleeve cuff