Sewing Glossary: Five Useful Sleeve Techniques
We hope you enjoyed our previous articles on sewing technique collections. If you’ve missed them, here are all the links: Five Useful Pleats and Folding Techniques, Three Useful Hem Techniques, How To Sew Your Most Essential Four Pockets and How To Sew Your Most Essential Four Collars.
Today, we have gathered all the useful sleeve techniques we’ve had the pleasure of publishing over the years.
Simply click on the links below to either go straight to the sleeve tutorial or try out any of our free patterns below to practice these skills.
Let us know in the comments below if this is useful to you.
How To Sew Set-In Sleeves
Click HERE for set in sleeve tutorial.
Here is Rima’s step-by-step tutorial on how to sew Mariana Linen Notched Collar Jacket. You can access the multi-sized printable PDF pattern by following this link HERE
How To Draft And Sew Gathered Sleeves
Click HERE for gathered sleeve sleeve tutorial.
Here is a step-by-step tutorial on how to sew this lovely gathered tie back dress with gathered sleeves.
How To Sew Flat-Felled Seams on Sleeve
Click HERE for flat-felled seams on sleeve tutorial.
Here is our Nino Linen Open Jacket Tutorial, where you can practice finishing the center back seam with a flat-felled seam.
You can access the multi-sized printable PDF pattern by following this link HERE.
How To Sew A Continuous Bound Sleeve Placket
Click HERE for continuous bound sleeve placket tutorial.
Here is the step-by-step tutorial on how to make our smock dress with continuous bound sleeve placket. You can access the dress pattern by following this link HERE
How To Draft And Sew A Sleeve Placket With Cuff
Click HERE for sleeve placket with cuff tutorial.
Here is the step-by-step turorial on how to make one of our most popular free patterns, namely the Genia tailored shirt. You can access the multi-sized printable PDF pattern by following this link HERE.
Please, what is the color of the linen used in the Gathered sleeve on linen gathered tie back dress pictured in todays post? it is divine!
also do you have a color card we can acquire?
That was one of our yarn dye linens from a few years ago that we have sold out of unfortunately.
If you’d like to get swatches of our colors you can select “purchase sample” on any of our fabrics pages, or for swatch packs, go here: https://fabrics-store.com/all-swatches
Your site has been such an amazing resource for patterns, fabric and techniques! It has turned me into a seamstress!
This is such a great resource–thank you!
Thanks so much for these tutorials. They are very helpful, especially when you use contrasting thread and/or fabrics so it is easier to see the details.
I love this series. Good to have helpful, clear information in one place.
These series are very helpful. It’s wonderful to have clear instructions for the most popular sleeve applications in one place. It also helps me choose which technique I’d like to use when changing the type of sleeve Id prefer in a garment.