How to Set a Sleeve in an Armhole

How to Set a Sleeve in an Armhole - Step 1

Step 1

Make x3 rows of loose stitching on the sleeve cap only. Make sure the stitchings are located inside the seam allowance.

How to Set a Sleeve in an Armhole - Step 2

Step 2

From the inside of the garment pin sleeve to armhole matching notches. Then start pulling the threads to gather the sleeve cap so it matches the armhole. Distribute ease evenly.

How to Set a Sleeve in an Armhole - Steps 3, 4 & 5

Step 3

Pin more along the sleeve cap to keep the shape in place.

Step 4

Sew the sleeve to the armhole making sure there are no tucks or pleats.

Step 5

Finally remove gathering thread completely. Press seams towards sleeve cap.