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Posted on: 9/19/09 9:33 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people   Very Helpful by 2 people   
My men's shirt pattern has a continuous lap on the sleeve. I decided to use a placket like you see in RTW. This can work but be aware of one problem. The placket results in a longer sleeve bottom because there is more lap. The continuous lap just binds the edge of a slit. It is important to measure the sleeve bottom before cutting the cuff. I didn't and I had a difficult time getting the cuff on without gathers. I did bigger pleats and a smaller seam allowance so it worked but now I know.

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