Tutorial: Sewing a Knit Tee-Shirt Cuff

tutorial | how to sew knit tee shirt cuffs

After my love affair with long-sleeved and raglan tees recently, I’ve made more than my share of cuffs from knits.  Using photos from those sewing sessions, I put together a quick tutorial for making simple, no-serger knit cuffs–I’ll be using this same technique all summer to make striped tops for my kids. Here’s hoping you can use it to do the same (KCW, anyone? it starts today)!

cut the cuff

fold cuff to sew

sew cuff seam

fold cuff

matching underarm seams

sew cuff

stitch down seam allowances

Whipstitch | raglan tee11

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  • Tiphaine
    April 7, 2014 at 6:40 pm

    I have this freaky scary relationship with knit…..what I would need would be a good classe from this Lady with this blog……..follow my eyes…….ok, just saying….
    (yeah I know, Rae did lots of things, but…stilll)

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  • c
    November 19, 2014 at 6:27 am

    Do you use a zig zag or straight stitch?