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

Forum > Pattern Modifications, Design Changes & Pattern Drafting > Jalie 2449 - question about the sleeves

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Jalie 2449 - question about the sleeves
marymary86
marymary86
Intermediate
Georgia USA
Member since 7/20/08
Posts: 3173
Send Message

      



Date: 7/19/14 3:12 PM



I made Jalie 2005 (a tee with 3/4 sleeves) and had to add width to the sleeves. It turned out well I think (I need to get pictures so I can review it).

As I'm tracing 2449, I wondered how the altered sleeve would compare. When I lay it on top, it's as big as the biggest size - AA. I'm tracing off size V that corresponds to a 40" bust.

So my question is - do any of you ever cut larger sleeves than the pattern size you are using? I think I read somewhere that you can do that.

I'm going to trace off both and cut both sleeves if I have enough fabric but I thought I'd ask here too.

------
Mary


LauraTS
star
LauraTS  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
California USA
Member since 7/10/06
Posts: 2181
Send Message

      
thumbsup 1 member likes this.



Date: 7/20/14 6:38 PM

Yes, I've done that often - it's a quick way to enlarge the sleeve. I usually trace the bigger sleeve and the matching armscye on the bodice.

------
I've moved! Visit my new sewing blog at http://chiralcraft.wordpress.com

Do you sew from KnipMode? Join us at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/knipmode_english/

marymary86
marymary86
Intermediate
Georgia USA
Member since 7/20/08
Posts: 3173
Send Message

      
thumbsup 2 members like this.



Date: 7/20/14 7:43 PM

Thanks Laura - I cut out both sizes. I know the ones corresponding to my size will be too small. I cut them out anyway in case the whole shirt is too small - I'll sew in the proper sleeves and give it to someone.

You answered me before about sleeve issues when I was struggling with narrowing a shoulder. Your comments were dead on (my sleeve would fit even tighter after I narrowed the shoulder) and I'm so thankful when I see you respond anywhere on this board. I take notes and listen up!!

------
Mary


LauraTS
star
LauraTS  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
California USA
Member since 7/10/06
Posts: 2181
Send Message

      



Date: 7/23/14 11:33 PM

Wow, Mary, thanks. :)

------
I've moved! Visit my new sewing blog at http://chiralcraft.wordpress.com

Do you sew from KnipMode? Join us at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/knipmode_english/

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 >> Jalie 2449 - question about the sleeves

Merchants on PR

Patterns from the Past


vintage sewing patterns
Deals!

Reconstructing History


Reconstructing History
Web site

Elliott Berman Textiles


Fabrics for Greater Ideas
Deals!

Gwyn Hug


Fabric Shopping Help!
Deals!

Lanetzliving Vintage Sewing Patterns


Vintage Sewing Patterns
Deals!

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

Register

Sewing with Slippery & Drapey Fabrics
Sewing with Slippery & Drapey Fabrics

Register

Vogue Patterns V8379

photo
by: Nenewhis

Review
You Sew Girl 300mm Square Snap PATTERN ONLY Pattern

You Sew Girl 300mm Square Snap PATTERN ONLY Pattern

Buy Now
Christine Jonson Travel Trio Two

Christine Jonson Travel Trio Two

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.