Drafting a Darted & Extended Sleeve Cap

Drafting a Darted & Extended Sleeve Cap

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.

Module Description Step
1 Lesson Prep 1-8
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
6 Final Steps 1-4
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MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep

Step Description
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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