A Shortcut for Easing a Sleeve Cap
Kenneth D. King reveals a time-saving trick for easing the seam allowance of a sleeve cap before inserting it into the armhole.
Contributing Editor Kenneth D. King reveals a clever method of easing the seam allowance of a sleeve cap before inserting it into the armhole. This no-sew technique, which Kenneth calls “cheater’s ease,” works best with crisp fabrics like cotton shirting. It involves manipulating the fabric to crimp the seam allowance, which builds shaping in the cap. Cheater’s ease is a time-saving trick that’s worth mastering.
A related video, How to Sew a Sleeve, may help you complete sleeve installation.
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