Unisex Seronera Bomber Jacket Sew Along

ADDING SLEEVES: Unisex Seronera Bomber Jacket Sew Along

Today we will be adding sleeves to our jacket. Yesterday we spent it sewing the welt pockets on the front. You can still join and grab your copy of  English version OR Dutch version  that is still on 40% sale until 24th September 2019.

To add sleeves, you will need:

2  pieces of Front Main, mirrored (with or without welt pockets)

2 pieces of Front Lining or Facing, mirrored

1 piece of Back Main, on fold

1 piece of Back lining or facing, on fold

2 pieces of Sleeves of Main, on fold

2 pieces of Cuffs, on fold

Optional: 2 pieces of Sleeves Lining, on fold (If you will want to make a reversible jacket)

Shall we begin?

ADDING SLEEVES: Unisex Seronera Bomber Jacket Sew Along


All seam allowances are 3/8” (1 cm) except where noted and are included in the pattern pieces. IMPORTANT: Use a serger, stretch or wide zig zag stitch throughout.

Step 1: With RS together,  align the main front and main back piece at the shoulder and sew. DO NOT FINISH THE SEAM.

Unisex Seronera Bomber Jacket Sew Along: Cutting, Marking & Interfacing

Step 2: Take the jacket and place RS facing up. Lay one of the sleeves RS facing the jacket along the armscye. MATCH THE CENTER OF THE SLEEVE WITH THAT OF THE  SHOULDER SEAM. Pin and sew. Repeat with the other sleeve.

Unisex Seronera Bomber Jacket Sew Along

Step 3: With the  jacket RS together, match up the underarm seam. Pin along the sleeves and down the jacket sides. Sew the sleeves and sides together. Repeat for the other side.

Unisex Seronera Bomber Jacket Sew Along

Now repeat step 1-3 to create the inside of the jacket.

Unisex Seronera Bomber Jacket Sew Along

ADDING SLEEVES: Unisex Seronera Bomber Jacket Sew Along

Step 4: Creating a Cuff: Join the ribbing to a loop along the long side, RS together. Press the seam allowances open.

Unisex Seronera Bomber Jacket Sew Along

For Lined jacket, do not fold the ribbing WS together.

For unlined jacket,  fold the ribbing WS together.

Unisex Seronera Bomber Jacket Sew Along

Step 5: Adding Cuffs To The Sleeves: 

Begin by placing a cuff inside one of the main sleeves, RS together and raw edges aligned. Sew the cuff while stretching it. 

FOR UNLINED JACKET

Unisex Seronera Bomber Jacket Sew Along

Unisex Seronera Bomber Jacket Sew Along

FOR LINED JACKET

Attach the cuff to the sleeve lining the same way you did with the main. This is how:

Turn the outer jacket inside out. Turn the lining also inside out. Aligned the cuff and lining sleeve RS together and sew. Turn RS out. Repeat with the other sleeve.

Unisex Seronera Bomber Jacket Sew Along

You did it!!!!

Unisex Seronera Bomber Jacket Sew Along


Tomorrow, we’re going to ADD NECKBAND AND WAISTBAND  TO OUR JACKET.

See you then.

Psst…Don’t forget to share your progress photo (s) with us on Sansahash-Seronera Sew-Along Facebook group! using hashtag #seronerasewalong #sansahash #sansahashseronera . Also tag us @sansahash so we can see your creations.

Happy Sewing xxx.

One response to “ADDING SLEEVES: Unisex Seronera Bomber Jacket Sew Along”

  1. Sansahash says:

    […] we will be adding neckband and waistband to our jacket. Yesterday we spent it sewing the sleeves and cuffs into the jacket. You can still join and grab your copy of  English version OR Dutch version  […]

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