Drafting the One-Piece Dress Sleeve

The illustrations show how to take the following arm measurements:


1. Underarm length – from armhole to wrist.

2. Arm circumference – a little below armhole.

3. Elbow circumference – with arm bent up.

4. Over arm length – from shoulder to wrist.

5. Wrist circumference – a loose measurement.

How to draft the sleeve foundation sizes 12 to 20

The sleeve draft provides for a 2”, minimum ease allowance around the arm at muscle.

For example: if arm measurement is 11 . . .