Girls Clothing - Sleeveless Leotard
2. Marking chalk: This is also called as Tailors Chalk. As color pencil, this is also used for marking seam lines and other pattern details on fabrics as an aid in stitching. This is available in assorted colors in rectangular and triangular shapes. This can be selected according to the fabric color. The edges can be sharpened for drawing straight and curved lines easily.
2. Sleeve with gathers at top only: This type of sleeve is sometimes used in dresses. The lower edge of this sleeve has no fullness, but the top edge has fullness in the form of gathers. To prepare the pattern, take the basic short sleeve pattern and draw slash lines as explained earlier. Now slash along these lines from top to almost near the bottom edge. Keep the slashed pattern on another sheet of paper and spread open Plain Sleeve Sleeve gathered at top 170 the upper edge, the required amount of fullness as shown in figure. You may spread the sleeve so that E to F is about 17 (i.e. 1 less than half width of dress fabric so that two sleeves can be cut from one length of sleeve). Increase the length of the sleeve by 1 to 2 as shown for puffing. Draw the outline of the new sleeve on the new sheet of paper. (The top edge is shown with dotted line).