The correct sleeve length needs to be adjusted before cutting out a garment. Dropped or extended sleeves can be tricky, since the armscye shoulder seam hits everyone in a slightly different place. You might need a sewing buddy to help with this measurement. But, once done, you won't need to measure it again. It is one measurement that does not change with age!
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Posted on Jan 24th, 2011 in sewing, how-to, tips & tricks, fitting, sewing, sleeve, cuff, shoulder, lengthen/shorten sleeves