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Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Shortening jacket sleeves

Shortening jacket sleeves is not as simple as just cutting it off. I need to think of the design and how the sleeves are put together. So, I need to observe the construction carefully and to take photos as much as possible. 

This is how it started:

 Photos to keep records of the construction:


I start opening up the seams:
It's important to keep the measurements, too:
After cutting the excess length off, and preparing to sew up:
The finished sleeve: 

I decided to keep only the brownish buttons. The original sleeve had blueish buttons as well, and it somehow didn't agree with me. The client was fine with my decision. 

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