How to Add a Cuff to the Pants or Sleeve
The cuff is best way of lengthen boys trousers. Using cuffs you can add decorative element to shorts or pants. Using this way of making a cuff you can change an appearance of your sleeve also.
Learn how to add the cuffs to the pants or sleeves. This is step-by-step illustrated sewing tutorial.
At first you have to cut the fabric strips for the cuffs. To do this, you need to measure the circumference of trouser leg.
Strip length must comply with this dimension. Do not forget add the seam allowances on both ends of strip about 1 - 1.5 cm.
The width of strip is calculated by the formula: 3.5 cm x 4 segments.
Now you need to join the ends a strip together. Press along the seam (at the different directions).
Now you need fold the wrong sides of the cuff together and press it.
Next you will add the cuffs to the bottom edge a pants.
Keep in mind that the right side of the cuff should be attached to the wrong side of the pants or shorts.
Sew around the bottom edge with seam allowance 1.5 cm.
Now you need to neaten the bottom edge with a serger.
Turn out the entire part cuff (7cm) down. Press it well.
Now you need turn out the leg with cuff on right side.
Turn up the cuff towards right side of pants. Fold the cuff in half, as shown. Press it with steam iron around the cuff.
Now the cuff is ready. The length of pants is changed and the pants of your boy will be look more attractive.
This cuff looks nice on the bottom edge of shorts.
You can use this method to add the cuff on sleeves also.
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