I’m a new sewer and have rocked along pretty well reading patterns and figuring them out by trial and error, but “sleeve vents” have me stumped. I can’t even figure out what they are by googling them- everyone seems to think you already know what they are.
1.) What IS a sleeve vent?
2.) Why do you “slash” it, and does that just mean cutting it?
3.)If it says to find where it is marked on the pattern, and there is only one small mark on the sleeve pattern about 2" in from the underarm edge, is that it?
4.) How far do you slash it? Most of the sites I’ve looked at mention 3-4" slashes- the marking on the pattern (Burda V-neck dress #107) is only about 1 cm long.
Please take pity on a newbie… this is my first major roadblock.
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Does it say anything further down the instructions re turning the lining to the inside?…
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You can also use soap (when its near the end, when its nice and thin)
I would line it with the same fabric as the self. Then you know that it will flow, look…
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