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The Tailored Jacket: How to Make a Surgeon’s Cuff, Part 2

Nov 04, 2014
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In Part 1 of this tailoring series, I showed you how to sew a surgeon’s cuff. Unlike traditonal cuffs often found on tailored jackets, a surgeon’s cuff features working buttons and buttonholes. I’ll demonstrate how to add a lining to a sleeve with a surgeon’s cuff. If this process looks familiar, it closely tracks a tutorial I previously shared where I illustrated how to reline a jacket sleeve.

More tailoring techniques from Kenneth D. King:

more on tailoringHow to Make a Surgeon’s Cuff, Part 1
How to Make a Tailored Collar
How to Replace a Sleeve Lining
How to Make a Perfect Notched Lapel
Eliminate Buildup in Your Seam Allowances
How to Sew a Catch Stitch

I chose to cover the lining pieces in this tutorial to eliminate confusion.

To make the upper sleeve lining pattern, measure up from the jacket sleeve pattern hem allowance by 3/4 inch, and draw…

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