SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
Platinum Sponsor
Fashion Fabrics Club
Fashion Fabrics Club

Tips & Techniques > lap to placket on sleeve

Viewed 5225 times
Posted by: beginagain
photo
Friend of PR

 
 
About beginagain star
KY USA
Member since: 10/30/06
Reviews written: 35
Sewing skills:Intermediate
tips added: 4
Bio: more...
Report a problem with this review
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.

<< Previous    Next >>

Add Tip/Technique    Read All Tip/Techniques


Login to Add a Comment
 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Blueprints to Blue Jeans
Blueprints to Blue Jeans

Register

Sewing Basics
Sewing Basics

Register

Victory Anouk Paper Pattern

Victory Anouk Paper Pattern

Buy Now
You Sew Girl Kids Hats Pattern

You Sew Girl Kids Hats Pattern

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.