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Sleeve Plackets
Alternative to Continuous Lap Placket
kayakpeak
kayakpeak  Friend of PR
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Date: 9/1/13 10:47 PM

I have a Simplicity 2742 mens long sleeve that uses a continuous lap placket. Tried one on scrap material concluding it's not for me, too tricky and think it's ugly. I would like an alternate pattern for only the placket. Does anyone know where I might find one either on line or a purchase. Being my first the pattern will need to have all stitching lines, seam allowances and alignment dots etc.. I have another Simplicity pattern but it's the same continuous lap. Thanks

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Michelle L
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Date: 9/1/13 11:16 PM

Here are the instructions I use. I just ignore what is included in the pattern and just draw my own. Remember, you may need to slightly alter the cuff, too, if you use this method.

Off the Cuff Blog Link

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http://cheapandpicky.blogspot.com/

mmcp
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Date: 9/2/13 12:18 PM

I recently used the threads cuff placket. There's a pattern you can print out and very clear directions.
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25307/how-to-make-a-precision-placket/page/all

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