Have you ever fallen in love with a dress or top pattern, but then decided against it because it didn’t have sleeves (and you really wanted it to)? For whatever reason—chilly offices, modesty, less-than-toned upper arms—sometimes you want a sleeve.
Fortunately, adding a sleeve is something you can do on your own without too much hassle. It boils down to matching armscye shapes with sleeved patterns you already own. We wrote a step-by-step tutorial on adding sleeves in a 2011 Vogue Patterns Magazine article, and you can download it here:
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