Emily Tao continues to give us expert pattern drafting tutorials, this time with a video showing how to shorten a sleeve without affecting the shape or circumference of the hem. Because sleeves have angled or curved sides, just lopping the length off of the bottom will result in a wider hem. Her video shows how you can remove the length and keep the original angles and circumference. Go to her video.
[photo from Emily Tao on YouTube]
By Anne Weaver