Steps 12 through 14 Sleeve Tab, Sleeve Placket, Sleeve Seams
Sleeves have two different types of sleeve placket. Below is type #1 which has no pattern pieces. Type #2 utilizes a placket pattern which resembles a square with a chimney on top.
Serge to clean finish long edges of seam with placket (top of photo below).
View of entire sleeve and seam is below.
Press seam allowance open over a ham including opening edges.
Top stitch opening edges in place from right side of garment.
Placket Type #2:
Note I am using photos from a different project to illustrate this placket.
|sleeve placket step one|
|cut placket box open|
|sleeve placket step two|
Fold tab right sides together. Fold top edge to inside 3/8" (see right side of photo below). Stitch 5/8" seam along bottom and side.
Trim excess seam allowance.
Turn tab right side out and press. I top-stitched but that is optional.
I stitched the buttonhole in the tab now--much easier.
The sleeves are now complete and ready for cuffs.