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Pattern Making Tutorial : How to draw a Fitted Sleeve

How to draw a fitted sleeve A fitted sleeve is a sleeve which follow the natural curve of the arm. It has a dart at elbow level to “bent” the sleeve. It is more fitted and can be very narrow at wrist. We start drawing a standard sleeve. The instructions are in a previous post, […]

Pattern Drafting Tutorial : How to draw a cowl sleeve with gathers

How to draw a cowl sleeve with gathers the drafting of that sleeve is very easy. In the pictures, it is applied on shorts sleeves but it can be done on long sleeves too. That sleeve is very impressive and create a real statement. we first start drafting a standard block . Not too wide […]

Patternmaking Tutorial : How to draw a puff Sleeve

Patternmaking Tutorial : How to draw a puff Sleeve To understand the construction of a puff sleeve, I will illustrate that tutorial with 3 variations : Sleeve puff at the crown level Sleeve puff at the biceps level Sleeve puff at the elbow level In the three casses, the method is the same. I start […]

Class on Copy your favorite garment

Class on Copy your favorite garment   Another update on our weekly¬†pattern making class.   The exercise of the class was to copy one’s garment. We had to apply our pattern making technique on our blocks made on our¬†measurement. Here is the original It is a t-shirt with sleeves. the neckline is assymetric : a […]

Instructions – how to sew a cowl top

Instructions – how to sew a cowl top This is a complementary instruction for the cowls in my shop there and there . An instruction leaflet is provided with download of pattern but pictures are much better. Follow the step by step guide line below and your cowl will be so eaaaaaasy to make. Some […]

How to draw the pattern for sleeve – Tutorial

Video on how to draw the pattern of the perfect sleeve   Your start there Go through that stage And finish there Some general thoughts on sleeve constructions. there is no block for sleeves : you have to construct a new one from scratch for every garments. You need two measurements : the armhole length […]

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