The Custom Sleeve Pattern and Balancing the Armhole - 9/28/2023 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Fredericksburg, VA

The Custom Sleeve Pattern and Balancing the Armhole
Teacher: Joe Vecchiarelli
Thursday, September 28, 2023
1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Code(s): C36, D52XY Hands on Workshop
Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center
Check at Expo for availability
Pricing Information
Session Value: 3
Price Per Session (before discount): $29.00
Materials Fee: $43.00

Master the Art of Sleeve Crafting: In this immersive class led by Joe, you will bid farewell to ill-fitting sleeves and unlock the secrets to drafting your perfect sleeve pattern. Say goodbye to sleeves that are too big or too small – with Joe's expert guidance, you will create a customized pattern tailored to your unique measurements. This hands-on experience covers the entire journey from precise measuring to pattern drafting and meticulous adjustments.


But the journey does not end there. Once you have crafted your fundamental well-fitting sleeve, Joe will unveil the versatility it holds. Learn how to use this foundation as a starting point for designing any sleeve style you desire. Dive deep into the intricacies of sleeve and bodice harmony as Joe takes you through the interplay between the two. Challenge the conventional notion of symmetrical armholes; Joe prompts you to ponder, is your body truly the same front and back?


Discover the art of balance as Joe walks you through the steps to harmonize your sleeve pattern, ensuring a flawless fit in the armhole area while preserving the freedom of movement you crave. Elevate your sleeve game and unleash your creativity with this comprehensive class on sleeve pattern drafting and balancing for an incredibly beautiful and functional fit.


  • Student Maximum: 24
  • Category(ies): Fashion Sewing, Fashion Fit and Construction
  • Experience Level:
    • Beginner/Intermediate
  • Completion Level:
    • Complete custom drafted sleeve.
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