IT'S ALL ABOUT THE SLEEVE
The bishop sleeve is a gorgeously classic design that has made a comeback both on the catwalk & in our favourite fashion stores. We have have designed a simple bishop sleeve pattern with lots of options & finishes for you to sew.
PAPER FORMATS: A4, Letter, A0
LAYERED: Yes (all paper formats)
FABRIC TYPE: Knits
SIZES: AU6-22 (US2-18)
SKILL LEVEL: Experienced Beginner
SLEEVES & SILHOUETTES:
To get the most out of this feminine trend, this pattern includes 3 bodice shapes to fit & flatter a range of bodies, styles and, of course, show off your pretty bishop sleeves.
FEATURES & OPTIONS:For a more detailed outline, see below.
2 Bishop Sleeve Styles : Subtle & Dramatic
3 Sleeve Finishes : Cuff, Shirred or Elastic
3 Silhouettes : Banded, Flared & Tee
- AU 6-22 (Approximately US 2-18)
- Upper bust measurement 77-115cm (30 3/8 - 45")
- Click here for our body measurement chart.
- Use your upper bust measurement to determine your size for this pattern. See pattern for more details.
Click here to see mashing & pattern hack options
Allure Bell Sleeve Top - for more neckline options
Wanderlust Dress - for a bishop sleeve fit & flare dress
Trapeze Trio pattern
- 4-way stretch knit fabric with fluidity & drape.
Stretch Factor: 50-100% horizontal stretch & a minimum of 10% vertical stretch.
Fabric Requirements, view here.
Fabric Suggestions include viscose or rayon elastane jersey, modal elastane jersey, bamboo elastane jersey, double brushed poly, merino wool knit, stretch velvet (velour), poly elastane jersey, stretch lace.
- To learn more about stretch factor, visit our Tips & Tricks section here.
TRIMS: (Optional depending on the style you choose)
- Shirred Sleeve : Shirring elastic
- Elastic Sleeve : 12mm (1/2") elastic
STYLE OPTIONS (PHOTOS)
Banded Silhouette : Waist Finish
Perfect paired with higher waisted styles like the Heartlight & Starlight Skirts.
Banded Silhouette : Hip Finish
Ideal when paired with jeans, shorts or if you wear your Heartlight around your lower waist or hips.
Leave unbanded for a perfectly shaped, slightly flared silhouette for drapey fabrics.
Semi Fitted Tee
For those days when you want a simple tee... with flair.
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