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How to Draft a Square Sleeve Cap

The strong shoulder is a silhouette that seems to be here for a while. This classic sleeve is stylish and easy to draft.
We start this sleeve by using the basic shirt-sleeve draft.
The strong shoulder is a silhouette that seems to be here for a while. This classic sleeve is stylish and easy to draft.

The strong shoulder is a silhouette that seems to be here for a while. This classic sleeve is stylish and easy to draft.

The square sleeve cap is one of those Forties styles that makes appearances every now and then. It introduces design into the cap of the sleeve.

Its mitered, box-like appearance extends the shoulder line into the sleeve cap and adds to the sleeve bicep, which makes it a good candidate for fitting a jacket, where a small armhole is desired but the wearer has a developed bicep, and needs more room in that area of the sleeve. The miter helps finesse any extra cap ease that would be added to accommodate the fuller bicep.

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