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Set-in sleeves are designed to have just the right amount of ease to fit into an armhole so that the sleeve hangs correctly. If there is any fullness or folds in the cap area of the sleeve, your sewing pattern is going to need reducing. Reducing a Set-in Sleeve Cap Your Fashion Sewing Blog ‘Sleeve Cap’ Crib Sheet: . 1: Begin at the shoulder point
Using an overlock foot to finish off raw edges on seams can be an alterative to using a serger/overlocker. If your sewing machine doesn’t have a stitch setting for an overlock stitch, fear not. Simply use the zig-zag stitch which comes as standard on most sewing machines. Using an Overlock Foot on a Sewing Machine Overlock Foot – Instruction Sheet: 1. Set your sewing machine