shirring-lee

Gallery: Sensational Shirring - Lee Top

This Gallery covers the directions to create both of the 'Lee' Tops.

Follow along in the pattern booklet for the COMPLETE directions.  You will be referred back to the general directions where appropriate.  

Note:  All image numbers do not exist in sequential order, but rest assured the photos i intended ARE here, and present in the order that I desire.

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LT-1
Lee Shirred Raglan Sleeve Top.


LT-2
Grey Lee Top - one of my favorite everyday tops. 

LT-3
Locare spot to slash and spread for additional chest length - then mark corresponding spot on next pattern piece.


LT-4
Always draw a line across a line you are going to slash through and add length so that you have something to 'key' the pattern up to keep it all straight.

LT-5
Read and listen for how to 'true' the edges after adding length.

LT-6
Both sleeve edges 'Trued'. 


LT-7
Pattern pieces with length additions to create shirring.! 


LT-7A
Cutting layout.

LT-8
Mark center of Sleeve for location to add 1/8" elastic.



LT-9
Listen to Londa teach you the arithmetic' of ribbings for necklines.

LT-10
Grade the center back Collar seam.


LT-11
Folded, see how the grading reduces the bulk?. 


LT-12
Turning tubes for front raglan loops. 

LT-13
Pulling loop right side out. 
LT-14
Attach loop to outside at raglan seams in front.


LT-15
Stitch on the Doubled Ribbing Collar.

LT-16
Don't panic - this uppermost edge folds down next. 

LT-17

Stitch upper ribbing folded edge down at neckline seam..



LT-18
Secure Loop on the inside at front raglan seams.

LT-19
Cut curve at lower hem as in directions.


LT-20
Listen, and consult pattern directions.


LT-21
Hem stabilizing..


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