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Video: How to Keep Sleeves Pushed Up

Evamarie Gomez and Judith Neukam; Shot by: Gary Junken

In this video from Industry Insider Techniques Vol. 6, you’ll learn how to sew a high sleeve using elastic.

In Volume 6 of this amazing series, respected sewing instructor Louise Cutting shares even more insider secrets for dealing with challenges – giving you a behind-the-scenes look at how the pros solve the very same dilemmas that you face. In this 21-part series, 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.

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  1. user-1092317 | | #1

    Love this tip!!! I'm forever pushing my sleeve up and this is such an easy solution.

  2. Grandma2six | | #2

    I'll have to try this tip on a couple of tops I have that need this!

  3. bebrown | | #3

    Maybe I'm dense but I don't understand how sewing a piece of elastic to the seam allowance on the sleeve of a jacket Judy above the elbow is going to keep the sleeve pushed up. If you push up your sleeve it seems to me that you're just going to have the elastic dangling. Am I the only one who doesn't get it!

  4. user-4253597 | | #4

    You put the elastic around your arm, above your elbow, so the entire sleeve is higher.

  5. TwoBees | | #5

    That's so simple but brilliant! I'll pass on this tip to my business-woman daughter who has to look smart but often needs the bottom edge of her sleeves out of the way. She has been making herself ¾ sleeved garments but this will fix her current jackets.

  6. fourcats35 | | #6

    What a clever solution! I can't wait to go and try this on some tops. Thanks Louise for another wonderful sewing tip!

  7. Sans6 | | #7

    BRILLIANT!!!! Thanks so much!!

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