SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Forum > Pattern Modifications, Design Changes & Pattern Drafting > Lenghtening jacket's two-piece sleeve above elbow

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Lenghtening jacket's two-piece sleeve above elbow
RoseFromThule
star
RoseFromThule
Advanced Beginner
FRANCE
Member since 3/3/10
Posts: 453
Send Message

      



Date: 1/18/14 7:21 PM

Hello,

I've done a muslin of this jacket from the last Burda Easy issue :

As you can see, it has two-pieces sleeves, and the biggest "piece" of each sleeve has piecing/seaming at the elbow



I must lengthen the sleeves by 2 cm (2/3") because they are a tad short. Usually I do it on the hem, but here I want to do it above the elbow, in order to lower the piecing/seaming zone (right now, it's a bit too high, I guess my additionnal length is all in my upper arms).

Can I just slash each piece of of the sleeve perpendicular to the straight of grain, somewhere between sleeve head and elbow, and spread by 2 cm ? Or is there some trick ?

Thanks !

------
Meet me at : prettycrocodile.blogspot.com

Julia C
star
Julia C  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
Nevada USA
Member since 7/1/07
Posts: 1180
Send Message

      



Subject: Lenghtening jackets two-piece sleeve above elbow Date: 1/18/14 8:09 PM

I would do it the way you said. It looks like the center seam is meant to be at the elbow so as long as it is above the piecing it should look fine.

RoseFromThule
star
RoseFromThule
Advanced Beginner
FRANCE
Member since 3/3/10
Posts: 453
Send Message

      



Subject: Lenghtening jackets two-piece sleeve above elbow Date: 1/19/14 10:04 AM

Thanks for your answer! I did that.

------
Meet me at : prettycrocodile.blogspot.com

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Pattern Modifications, Design Changes & Pattern Drafting >> Lenghtening jacket's two-piece sleeve above elbow

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Serging Ahead with your 5 Thread Serger
Serging Ahead with your 5 Thread Serger

Register

Beginners Guide to Dyeing Fabrics
Beginners Guide to Dyeing Fabrics

Register

Vogue Patterns 8117

photo
by: FreyaStark

Review
Skinny Bitch Curvy Chick SB322

photo
by: Jrhee

Review
Lolita Patterns Gunmetal

Lolita Patterns Gunmetal

Buy Now
PerfectFuseTailorUltra Black

PerfectFuseTailorUltra Black

Buy Now

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.