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.
Fold the sleeve again at 1-3/8-in. You will find the sleeve itself overlapping and gathering above the second fold. This is normal. You are folding a smaller hem onto the larger…
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