TUTORIAL: SLEEVES -- HOW TO GATHER AND INSERT

I am moving these videos here as a tutorial so they will be easier to find in the future should I continue doing this blog for the next ten years.  Oh, how I wish that as a beginner sewer -- which I seemed to be for 40 years -- I could have watched videos like this.  A picture is worth ten million words to me.  I am a very visual learner.

I actually learned how to cut hair that way.  When I was a little girl and had to go with my Mom to the Beauty Shop and sit in a chair the whole time she was having her hair done, I would STUDY what the girls were doing to each of their customer's heads of hair.  I watched them the whole time, and I did this for years.  I started cutting my own hair a bit when I was 11 years old.  I even cut my friend's Mom's hair.  I can't believe she trusted me.  Not only did she trust me, she loved it.  She was in a wheelchair, so it was hard for her to go.  I started cutting my Dad's hair when I was a teenager.  I have cut my own hair and Jerry's hair for 37 years.  POINT BEING, some people are VISUAL learners.

This video shows how to GATHER the sleeve head:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0pGBRhCtag

This video shows how to put the sleeve into the garment:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAQq7Ho-XAg

Hope these help.

Hugs, Joy

3 comments:

  1. AMAZING JOY ! I am your latest admirer.
    I am 20 year old living in Sydney Australia, this blog is my new favourite. I hope to be a good enough student to be able to make one of these projects and more !!
    Thank you so much for the easy to follow tutorials,
    Love Angie

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  2. Hi Joy! Thanks for the tutorials and your beautiful attitude. I am learning to set in sleeves correctly by watching you and giggling to myself like an idiot. You are the first Joy I have ever observed who is true to their name. And believe me you are a Joy to observe. Thanks again!!
    Marian

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  3. Hi Joy! With summer coming, could you make a Sure Fit Design Tank top Tutorial? When I buy her pattern, is it worth the DVDs, or am I able to follow her on her video's on YouTube? I'm excited to sew my first clothing article. Thank you for your great tutorials!! 💜

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