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

Platinum Sponsor
PatternReview.com
PatternReview.com

Forum > Pattern Modifications, Design Changes & Pattern Drafting > Butterick 5846

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Butterick 5846
Making it sleeveless
Liamsmama
Liamsmama
Advanced Beginner
Alberta Canada
Member since 12/23/13
Posts: 71
Send Message

      



Date: 7/25/14 0:02 AM

I'm not a fan of the sleeves on butterick 5846, I want to make view b out of a royal blue cotton sateen but I'd like to eliminate the sleeves. I'm a touch short on yardage plus I'm not a fan of the length of the sleeves. Could I just do a self fabric bias facing on the arm hole? Are there any other alterations I should consider? I'm thinking I should also make the shoulder a bit narrower.

HelenM01
HelenM01
Member since 10/7/12
Posts: 146
Send Message

      



Date: 7/25/14 4:23 PM

It's usually pretty easy to eliminate sleeves and use a simple self fabric bias facing. So unless there's something really strange about the armhole, that should not be a problem.

You don't have to alter the armhole or shoulder, unless you are eliminating shoulder pads or want a narrower shoulder.

cocosloft
starstar
cocosloft  Friend of PR
Advanced
Member since 3/17/12
Posts: 224
Send Message

      



Date: 7/26/14 5:18 AM

Cute pattern! Before you cut out the bodice, you might check the depth of the armscye on the tissue. Sometimes it's lower to allow free movement of the sleeve, you might want it a little higher. You can compare to a sleeveless top you already have. Once you have the shoulder and side seam sewn, you can check the length of the shoulder and fit around your arm. Sometimes I remove a little fabric, particularly if the sleeve originally sat at- or off-shoulder. And yes, self-fabric bias binding is a great way to finish! hope it goes well, should be so pretty!

------
Coco

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 >> Butterick 5846

Merchants on PR

Budo Bear Designs


Asian Designs
Web site

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!

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
The Technique of Underlining Garments
The Technique of Underlining Garments

Register

Expert Sewing Techniques for Jackets
Expert Sewing Techniques for Jackets

Register

Vogue Patterns 8817

photo
by: kkkkaty

Review
BurdaStyle Magazine 02-2013-127

photo
by: Kathhhhhy

Review
Victoria Jones Collection Misses' Traditional Muumuu

Victoria Jones Collection Misses' Traditional Muumuu

Buy Now
Christine Jonson Straight Shirt

Christine Jonson Straight Shirt

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.