Online class with Sara Alm

Mastering Construction: Sleeves

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Sew sleeves that look and feel fabulous from cap to cuff. Learn designer techniques for setting in sleeves, incorporating ready-to-wear details, finishing and more.

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Sara Alm started sewing dresses at age 6, and she's never looked back. After graduating from the Apparel Arts patternmaking program in 2005, Sara work...Read more

Lessons (6)

Setting In Sleeves
1. Setting In Sleeves
Meet your instructor, pattern designer, author and teacher Sara Alm, and begin learning the fundamentals of constructing sleeves for any garment. Sara...Read more
20min
Plackets & Vents
2. Plackets & Vents
Sara explains how to sew a standard placket that's perfect for a traditional cuffed sleeve, and she'll take you through an alternative for smaller, ti...Read more
23min
Mastering Cuffs
3. Mastering Cuffs
It's time to sew cuffs. First, Sara shares her method to make constructing a standard cuff easier and more precise. Then, she'll show you how to creat...Read more
23min
Adding Structure & Stability
4. Adding Structure & Stability
Learn how to add structure and stability to sleeves for a better fit and polished, professional look. You'll learn the right way to use shoulder pads,...Read more
18min
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Taught by

Sara Alm started sewing dresses at age 6, and she's never looked back. After graduating from the Apparel Arts patternmaking program in 2005, Sara work...Read more