The Detroit Cuff
Trends pass, but great style lives on-and it doesn’t have to be haute couture to last. Simple but effective design elements, on garments that wear well for years, can bring comfort, joy, and wonderful memories. One such detail is the Detroit cuff, a sleeve finish introduced in 1955 by the American workwear company Carhartt. In this article from Threads #187 (October/November 2016), you’ll learn how to create a two-piece sleeve pattern to accommodate the vent opening, draft the cuff facing, attach the facing, and finish the sleeve with a lining.
Get the latest including tips, techniques and special offers straight to your inbox.