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banksy
« on: March 30, 2013 04:03:33 AM »

So I found a blog with a tutorial on how to get rid of puffy sleeves. I did step one and seam ripped the sleeve, but the blogger does not tell how to determine the angle or how much to cut off. Does anybody have any idea how to determine the angle of the sleeve and how much to cut off so that it fits the armhole?
Here is the link to the blog post below:
http://www.wearingitonmysleeves.com/2011/08/diy-revival-getting-rid-of-puffy.html
Please help! & thank you!  Smiley
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steiconi
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2013 11:13:47 PM »

your best bet would be to measure the armhole, add maybe an inch of ease, then figure out where on the sleeve that measurement would land. 
Incidentally, if you look at her pictures, the dashed line she used to show where to cut is somewhat lower than where she actually cut.
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banksy
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2013 11:18:48 PM »

thank you steiconi!
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Lettersalad
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2013 01:20:43 PM »

I would measure the circumference of the armscye. Cut a thick thread the same length. Open the sleeve so it will lay flat. Lay the thread onto the fabric, the ends just on the lowest spots of the sleeves cap. Fix it there. Then you can push the thread into a nice new sleeve curve and it will not be too big for your armscye nor too small. Plus the sleeve will not get shorter, because you just alter the part that is making the "puff".

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