Flattening a Sleeve Cap

Flattening a Sleeve Cap

Flattening a Sleeve Cap

In this lesson, we will demonstrate how easy it is to flatten or shorten the cap of a sleeve. Using your basic sleeve sloper, you will learn how to reduce cap fullness to create a short sleeve. You could also use this technique when you need to reduce the amount of gathers at sleeve cap.

The sleeve sloper needed for this lesson can be found and drafted in our Pattern making lesson: Straight Sleeve Sloper


Module Description Step
1 Lesson Prep 1-2
2 Drafting the Sleeve 1-13
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MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep

Step Description
1 For this lesson, prepare a piece of white unlined paper measuring 12” (30.5cm) wide by 16” (40.6cm) long.


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