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A sleevehead shirt

Added Jun 14, 2012

by elguanche

Cologne, Germany






This shirt, at first sight, is nothing special. But! In this case I finally did it with the sleevehead.

A few months ago, martinK and I were speaking about how to get a nice sleevehead into a shirtsleeve. It should not look like a women blouse sleeve, neither it should be uncomfortable and no pads, please!

It was a lot of work in the pattern construction but now I’m done!

The problem on industrial shirt is that the shoulders are mostly overlaped and the sleeve cup is always very flat. That gives wrinkles and destroys the illusion of a nice slim fited shirt, because in slim fit shirts, you haven’t got much space in the armhole that makes it very heavy to create a nice sleeve pattern.

So long

Material Notes





Spring, Fall
Garment Type

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    Jul 16, 2012, 07.25 AMby carmencitab

    Beautiful work, all of it, I am very impressed.

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      Jul 16, 2012, 02.25 PMby elguanche

      Thank you carmencita :)

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    Jun 15, 2012, 12.13 PMby Adriana Orozco

    My friend ElGuanche!!! as usuall, your work is beautifull, and this time there is no difference!!! I wish to have seen the shirt “on you” to be able to aprecciete a bit more the construction of the sleeve, but…..I will go running to see your blog!!! didn´t know you have one!!!! Best regards to you, all the way from the rainforest!!!

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      Jun 15, 2012, 04.18 PMby elguanche

      Muchisimas gracias! :-)

      Sabes, la camisa no es para mi… a mi no me quederá jajajajaja

      Lo pongo en mi blog, pero esta noche… todavía no está :)


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    Jun 14, 2012, 09.12 PMby martinK

    hey you managed it !!!! great job. I think to solve the problem you made the backside of the sleevhead nearly the same as the front, isn’t it. Greatings from Rotterdam

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      Jun 15, 2012, 05.17 AMby elguanche

      Hey Martin :-)

      No, the sleeve pattern looks very strange. I will post it on my blog, there you will see the pattern. But a key is also the armhole.

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    Jun 14, 2012, 08.27 PMby antony chauvin

    I love it!

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      Jun 14, 2012, 08.41 PMby elguanche

      merci, merci :)

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    Jun 14, 2012, 11.43 AMby schnui

    Beautifully sewn and constructed. Congratulations, your shirt is very nice.

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      Jun 14, 2012, 11.52 AMby elguanche

      Thank you so much :)

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    Jun 14, 2012, 09.25 AMby aileenc

    verrrrry nicely done!

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      Jun 14, 2012, 09.27 AMby elguanche

      thank you Aileen! :)

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    Jun 14, 2012, 09.01 AMby joost52

    Nice job, I’m jealous ;-)

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      Jun 14, 2012, 09.10 AMby elguanche

      hahaha, thank you :-)

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