VIDEO: Part 12 – Adding Sleeves to a Dress

February 21, 2017By It's Sew EasyGarment, Sewing, Tutorial 2 Comments Opinion by Paid Consultant

Part Twelve of the Fifteen Part series about making your own Little Black Dress with Angela Wolf!

This episode is all about Adding Sleeves to a Dress!

Machines used in this series: PQ1500SLPRW and 40e

In this episode, Angela discusses how to add sleeves to a dress including:

  • Adding sleeves to the dress from your included jacket pattern
  • Measuring & adjusting a sleeve from another pattern
  • Easing in sleeve caps
  • Placement of basting stitches for easing the sleeve cap
  • Tips for sleeves

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Over the next 3 weeks, Angela will continue to help us on our journey, building our Little Black Dress making skills including tips and discussions of hems, back vents, sleeve linings and more! Stop by next Tuesday for the next chapter!

Have you made anything with tips or techniques from this Little Black Dress series? Be sure to tag us on Facebook and Instagram at #StitchingSewcial and @BrotherSews so we can see what you’ve been up to!
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This originally broadcast as part of Series 600 of It’s Sew Easy TV.
Stop by their website for more on this full season of It’s Sew Easy TV.

Have you missed any episodes?

Episode 1 – Fabric Choices, Silhouettes, Darts
Episode 2 – Notions, French Seams & Pressing
Episode 3 – Three Seam Finishes
Episode 4 – All About Princess Seams
Episode 5 – Altering the Neckline
Episode 6 – Pockets – Bonus Segment
Episode 7 – Scooped Necklines & Easing Curves
Episode 8 – Using Your Lining as a Facing
Episode 9 – Necklines, Collars & Bias Tape
Episode 10 – Attaching Your Bodice
Episode 11 – Inserting an Invisible Zipper
Episode 13 – Attaching Lining at Armhole – Bonus Segment
Episode 14 – Finishing the Back Vent
Episode 15 – Hemming Your Dress

  • Brother is a proud sponsor of It’s Sew Easy TV.

  • Angela Wolf is a Brother Brand Advocate and Paid Consultant.

  • Angela Wolf Patterns is an Angela Wolf product and Brother International Corporation makes no representations or warranties regarding such product.

  • The Rowenta iron is a Rowenta product and Brother International Corporation makes no representations or warranties regarding such product.


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