Is your sleeve fitting too tight around your arm?
Then you’ll need to do a Sleeve Width Adjustment to your pattern.
In this tutorial I’ll be showing you how to add extra cm’s to your sleeve width without adding extra to the sleeve head.
Ok, let’s get started.
First of all you need to take an arm girth measurement. This is around the fullest part of your upper arm near your armpit. Then you’ll need to measure the sleeve width minus the seam allowances on each side. Write these 2 measurements down.
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Your alteration is done. But please, with any pattern adjustment, make up a Toile (pronounced Twarl – meaning Mock Up or Sample) just to double check the fit.