Re: [Italian Renaissance Costuming] RE: Removeable lower sleeves
- Diana Habra <dch@...> wrote:
>>>>I see what you mean. It tweaks my sensibilities, but I suppose they coulddo it that way. I will say that the blue dress is incredibly similar to
the red one in that it has a very low bust, high waist, and cartridge
Well then, I withdraw my earlier statement. How do you think that the two
parts of the sleeve are attached? Would the black possibly be a whole
That's the question, isn't it? :-)
A whole undersleeve would do the trick, although some of that fabric would be wasted since it's not seen. If one went this route they would attach at the shoulder, but would be harder to remove I should think.
I think perhaps that the top, full, sleeve is set in, as I said with its lower edge pleated to the lining. The lining would perhaps work best as support for the shape of the sleeve if it were a plain sleeve shape rather that poufed shape. The lower sleeves could then be attached to the upper sleeve lining by hooks and eyes.
Well, it's a good theory anyhow. :-)
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In this one I would agree that the lower sleeve part is connected to the
I do not see cartridge pleating I see gathers.
Here are what I base the false fore-sleeve on
I don't think I agree with you about the black lower sleeves. To me they
are "replaceable" but not necessarily "removable". If you look at the
right sleeve, her upper poofy sleeve is cartridge pleated onto the lower
Also, when I make these types of sleeves, I use a simple sleeve base and
sew everything onto it so that the poofs stay in place. So the sleeve
would actually be one whole piece.