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To help “ease” your sleeve-sewing fears, consider these helpful hints and learn to avoid some common mistakes when fitting sleeves.

Set-In Sleeve

Sewing a Set-In Sleeve: Step-by-Step Tutorial

A Treatise on Sleeve Drafting. This is incredibly in-depth, but something to read when I have the time.

A Treatise on Sleeve Drafting. (As a sidebar: the person who keeps the Fashion Incubator site is largely responsible for helping me love the skin I'm in more. Clothes shopping got so much less fraught when I could ID the things happening to skew fit.

jltfk: How to tailor a shirt (Refashion a men's shirt to fit a woman)

jltfk: How to tailor a shirt (Refashion a men's shirt to fit a woman) Also includes instructions to tailor a man's shirt to make it smaller for a MAN.

seriously, you want to put these waistbands on every pair of pants, shorts, or skirt that you make. Nay, that you own. Promptly.

Flat waistband tutorial from ikatbag. I have the skirt that I want this for, just need to stand make it.

How to sew the lining into a dress.  You can use this method in most lined dress patterns to avoid slipstitching the lining to the zipper. This is faster, more durable, and gives you a really nice corner at the top of the zipper.

Howto sew the lining into a dress. You can use this method in most lined dress patterns to avoid slipstitching the lining to the zipper. This is faster, more durable, and gives you a really nice corner at the top of the zipper. pin now read later.

Finish sleeves & curved seams with a French seam. And this tutorial even adjusts for conventional seam allowance sizes rather than necessitating grading up all the seam allowances in order to finish with french seams, wahoo!

Finish sleeves curved seams with a French seam. And this tutorial even adjusts for conventional seam allowance sizes rather than necessitating grading up all the seam allowances in order to finish with french seams, wahoo!

Four Ways to Gather Fabric

Sewing School Day 8 ~ Four Ways to Gather Fabric

This ready-to-wear method of inserting a lining gives the fastest and most professional-looking results.

Bag Your Jacket Lining

How to Bag Your Jacket Lining — Lining a jacket makes it last longer and become easier to slip on and off. Best yet, using the bagging method is as quick or quicker than finishing an unlined jacket. Also: tips for drafting linings for unlined patterns

Whimsy Couture Sewing Blog: Free Tutorial - Boho Tunic Long Sleeve Extension Tutorial {FREE}

Free Tutorial - Boho Tunic Long Sleeve Extension Tutorial {FREE

Free Tutorial – Boho Tunic Long Sleeve Extension Tutorial {FREE}Posted on August 2013 by Denise Knapp

How to sew a blind hem Tutorial

How to Sew a Blind Hem

How to Sew a Blind Hem: learn how to make this useful Blind hem with a step by step sewing tutorial. On the Cutting Floor: instand PDF sewing patterns

Berkshire Blazer Sewalong - How to Sew Set in Sleeves - Melly Sews

Berkshire Blazer Sewalong - How to Sew Set in Sleeves

(this website also has some great blazer fabric reccomends, like twill, and i;

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