We add hook and eyes to our tied on sleeves for active kids. The ties
sometimes come undone and while this is OK in an adult (they won't
spontaneously fly away) in a fast moving kidlet, the extra security is
welcomed. Three usually do it, one at the top and one on either side
of the top about 2 inches down.
--- In TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com
, Maggie Baker
> Use the tight sleeve variation that comes with the
> pattern as a base and then build the full sleeve on
> top of the fitted sleeve - that way the sleeve will
> maintain it's fullness but will be stable enough to be
> tied on and off.
> You can bind top edge of the full sleeve to the top
> edge of the fitted sleeve (though you might want to
> cut off/down the sleeve cap depending on how much
> shirt you want poking out under the ties.)
> Then bind the armhole so it is stable and then either
> sew ties to both the armseye and the sleeve or else
> grommet both sides for lacing.
> Hope that helps :)
> - Maggie
> --- xochitl <kittykatx@...> wrote:
> > I have a person who I am making a skirted
> > doublet.Simpilcity pattern
> > number 5574 for a growing pre-teen. They want the
> > sleeves to tie on and
> > off. Any Ideas the view they want is view B. The
> > sleeves are VERY FULL
> > GATHERED into the armhole.
> > Any help would be great!!!
> > xochitl
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