Sleeves: A Directory of Design Details and Techniques

Overview

Whether long, short or none at all—sleeves give shape, comfort and style to your garments. The detailed instructions inside this handy book will show readers how to sew both classic and trendy sleeves for shirts, dresses and coats.

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Overview

Whether long, short or none at all—sleeves give shape, comfort and style to your garments. The detailed instructions inside this handy book will show readers how to sew both classic and trendy sleeves for shirts, dresses and coats.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565235717
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/1/2011
  • Series: Select-n-Stitch Series
  • Pages: 159
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Peg Couch is an amateur seamstress and book aquisition editor at Fox Chapel Publishing. She served as the style editor for Tree Craft and the Illustrated Guide to Sewing Series.

 

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Table of Contents

Sleeves

Cuffed sleeves with flat-felled seams

Set-in sleeves with hemmed edges

  Set-in sleeves with cuffs

  Short puffed sleeves

  One- and Two-piece raglan sleeves

  Dolman sleeves

  T-shaped kimono sleeves

  Cap sleeves

  Bias-faced sleeveless armholes

  

Restyling

  Changing long, full sleeves into short, flared sleeves

  Changing puffed sleeves into set-in sleeves

  Changing sleeves into sleeveless armholes

 

Appendix

  Fitting Set-In Sleeves

  Fasteners

  Basic Stitches & Techniques

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