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Video: How to Modify Sleeves for Better Arm Mobility

Video: How to Modify Sleeves for Better Arm Mobility

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Pattern designer Andrea Schewe demonstrates three ways to modify sleeves for better mobility. She walks you through the pattern work and shows you exactly how to achieve your desired results.

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How to Draft a Two-Piece Jacket Sleeve From a One-Piece Pattern

How to Draft a Two-Piece Jacket Sleeve From a One-Piece Pattern

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Find out how to convert a one-piece sleeve pattern into a two-piece jacket sleeve in this Web Extra from Threads #182.

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How to Support a Dramatic Sleeve Cap

How to Support a Dramatic Sleeve Cap

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When it comes to adding support to sleeve caps, you have a variety of options: standard, shaped, extended shoulder pads, and all manner of sleeve heads. In this case, we needed something different; we needed a little internal support.

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How to Draft a Square Sleeve Cap

How to Draft a Square Sleeve Cap

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The strong shoulder is a silhouette that seems to be here to stay for a while. Kenneth D. King shows you step-by-step how easy it is to draft this stylish sleeve style.

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How to Replace a Sleeve Lining

How to Replace a Sleeve Lining

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I hit the jackpot recently at the local thrift, with this venerable morning coat. I needed to reline the sleeves and thought you might enjoy seeing it!

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Video Quick Tips: How to Adjust Shoulders

Video Quick Tips: How to Adjust Shoulders

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Designer Angela Wolf shares a few tips on how to adjust shoulders to achieve a better-fitting sleeve.

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How to Pretest Pattern Changes with Minipats

How to Pretest Pattern Changes with "Minipats"

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Audition pattern design changes in miniature to speed the process and save your pattern and fabric.

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Book Giveaway: Dressmaking: 200 Q&A

Book Giveaway: Dressmaking: 200 Q&A

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You could win the book "Dressmaking: 200 Q&A" by Mary McCarthy!

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How to Add Mock Cuffs on Short Sleeves

How to Add Mock Cuffs on Short Sleeves

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This little detail gives a sporty look to a short sleeve.

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Armhole and Sleeve-Cap Seam Worksheet

Armhole and Sleeve-Cap Seam Worksheet

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Print out this handy worksheet to record armscye and sleeve-cap dimensions.

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