DIY Adding Cuff Sleeves To Mae Dress

Add Cuff To Short Sleeves – TUTORIAL

Meet Mae!

MAE is a gorgeous open back dress with a high neckline that is perfect as a flower girl dress or every day dress. The back of the dress has a button loop for button closure with placket to aid in slipping over your child’s head easily. The pattern comes with a doll length dress designed to hit just around the thighs and a normal dress length designed to hit just above the knee. Sleeveless style or fold over sleeves, pleated skirt or gathered, this dress is a must have!

If you haven’t grab your copy yet! you can get the English or Dutch version.

adding cuffs to sleeves - mae- sansahash

We have a tutorial in which we are going to show you how to create a fold over cuff in a just a few fold steps.

MATERIAL & TOOLS:

1. Woven fabric.
2. Matching thread.
3. Mae pattern.

4. Measuring Guide.

5. Iron.

6. Sewing Machine.

7. Pins

Let’s get started.

Steps:

Step 1: Follow Step 1-3 & 6-7 of the pattern tutorial to assemble and attaching the sleeves.

Then fold the bottom raw edge of your sleeves 3″ (7.6 cm) towards the RS and press. This will be your FIRST PRESS.

adding cuffs to short sleeves - woven- mae

Step 2: Press under the bottom raw edge of your sleeves now towards the WS 1/4” (0.5 cm).

adding cuffs to short sleeves - woven- mae

Press another 1/2” (1.27 cm) towards the same direction. The undone edge of the fabric is now folded in.

adding cuffs to short sleeves - woven- mae

Step 3: Next is to bring the folded edge towards the FIRST PRESS. Press.

adding cuffs to short sleeves - woven- mae

adding cuffs to short sleeves - woven- mae

Step 4: Tuck the new sleeve into the hem and pin in place. Making sure you only catching the hem and not the cuff.

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adding cuffs to short sleeves - woven- mae

Step 5: Unfold the cuff and out of the way, edgestitch along the hem to secure in place.

adding cuffs to short sleeves - woven- maeUnfold the cuff and out of the way

Step 6: Fold The cuff back up and stitch it to the sleeve in the underarm crease to keep it in place. Remember to backstitch

Unfold the cuff and out of the way

Unfold the cuff and out of the way

Unfold the cuff and out of the way

You are done!

adding cuffs to sleeves - mae- sansahash


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