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Video: Taper Long or Short Sleeves

Learn how to reduce the circumference of long and short sleeves for a slimmer silhouette.

Sep 30, 2016

Evamarie Gomez and Judith Neukam; Shot by: Gary Junken

If you often find sleeves are too large for your slender frame, this video from Industry Insider Techniques Vol. 6 will show you how to fix that. In Volume 6 of this in-depth series, respected sewing instructor Louise Cutting shares more insider secrets for dealing with challenges. She gives you a behind-the-scenes look at how the pros solve the same sewing and fitting dilemmas you face. In this 21-part series [need to clarify that this “series” is not the same as the Industry Insider series; possibly call this a “video collection” or something like that. I am unable to confirm that this series has 21 parts because I can’t find a TOC anywhere.], you’ll learn how to handle fragile fabrics, make perfectly aligned vertical buttonholes, sew elegant darts, make self-fabric interfacing, and many more expert techniques. Louise is a contributing editor for Threads magazine and has been featured in instructional DVDs, including the popular eight-volume Industry Insider Techniques produced by Threads’ parent company, The Taunton Press. Her Cutting Line Designs [make this a live link] independent pattern company may be best known for her One Seam Pant design; more than 74,000 copies have sold. An internationally known speaker on sewing and design,…

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