With every passing season, larger than life sleeves seem to grow and evolve onto every silhouette imaginable. As a sewist, keeping up with current trends can be a little challenging. Luckily, Mood Fabrics have an extensive library of free patterns and we love to show you how easy it is to hack those patterns to meet your current trend needs! The Setaria Dress free sewing pattern is already packed with great features and now I’m going to show you how to udpate your look with a fabulous Leg Of Mutton Sleeve! Let us know how you plan to rock your redux!
All seam allowances are 1/2″ unless otherwise stated. See chart below for sizing specifications. Note, this specific pattern is available up to a size 30.
For this pattern hack, you will also need to download the Davallia Bodysuit.
We are going to combine 2 patterns for this look. First, download your main Setaria Dress Pattern. Next, we need to download the sleeve pattern from the Davallia Bodysuit
Tape together the Davallia Body sleeve pattern and mark it as seen in the photo below.
7 1/2″ down from center shoulder notch
13 1/4″ across to each side seam
Slash and spread the center 5″
Slash and spread the sides 2 3/8″
It’s all in the details! Here I combined two colors for a unique way to do a covered button. I also added contrasting self-made piping for a pop of color!