Synopses & Reviews
Whether long, short or none at all—sleeves give shape, comfort and style to your garments. The detailed instructions inside this handy book will show readers how to sew both classic and trendy sleeves for shirts, dresses and coats.
About the Author
Mindy Kinsey learned to sew by making doll clothes and tiny quilts on a vintage Singer featherweight sewing machine. She has sewn both clothing and home decor items, and also enjoys beading, scrapbooking, knitting, and embroidery. Now an editor at Fox Chapel Publishing, Mindy has worked in the collectibles and crafts markets since 1994.
Table of Contents
Cuffed sleeves with flat-felled seams
Set-in sleeves with hemmed edges Set-in sleeves with cuffs Short puffed sleeves One- and Two-piece raglan sleeves Dolman sleeves T-shaped kimono sleeves Cap sleeves Bias-faced sleeveless armholes Restyling Changing long, full sleeves into short, flared sleeves Changing puffed sleeves into set-in sleeves Changing sleeves into sleeveless armholes Appendix Fitting Set-In Sleeves Fasteners
Basic Stitches & Techniques