Drafting a Darted & Extended Sleeve Cap
Structured sleeves are perfect when designing tailored garments. In this lesson, you will learn how to draft a sleeve with darts that emanate from the cap, to create an extended shoulder line. This sleeve is perfect for jackets and coats.
|2||Preparing the Sleeve Cap Draft||1-4|
|3||Spreading & Drafting the Sleeve Cap||1-14|
|4||Drafting the Sleeve Cap Darts||1-12|
|5||Shaping the Sleeve Cap||1-3|
MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep
|1||To get started with this lesson, you need to trace off your oaktag straight sleeve sloper onto pattern paper. Include the bicep and sleeve centerline.|
|2||Once you have traced your sleeve sloper, mark the center of the sleeve as cap as “O”. Mark the center bicep intersection as “N”.|
|3||Then use your ruler to measure 2 ¼” (5.8cm) from the center sleeve along the cap and place a mark. Do this on both front and back.|
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