Thursday, July 4, 2013

The Bell Sleeve Tolls for Thee

Ariane's amazing nautical dress returned to haunt me...
sketched from this post
I was determined to find out the proper name for this style of sleeve!
I searched Google... and found images with no attribution, or bad links...

Then, after pouring through several of my pattern-making books,
I found this little gem that I picked up at the RISD [Rhode Island School of Design] Bookstore for $2.40:

And inside, I found out that this is a bell sleeve:
[click on image to see even bigger]
I compiled three pages of sleeves into one, for your convenience.

Have a great day!