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How to Alter Sleeves for a Better Fit

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Author Denise Severson has developed techniques to alter sleeve patterns or sleeve construction to fit larger biceps. Her basic method starts with a simple pattern alteration. From there, she uses techniques that rely on fabrics’ natural characteristics to create more “give” in the upper arm, such as cutting or piecing a sleeve on the bias. Adding ease into the biceps improves wearing comfort, and it can be a stylish design feature, too. These easy-to-follow techniques show the way to beautiful sleeves that fit your biceps.

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