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Date: 2/5/13 8:34 AM

Hi everybody,
I'm new in the forum & need help.
I have a tweel vest with cotton puffy sleeves and I want to change the sleeves to plain sleeve cuff .is it possible?

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Date: 2/5/13 9:11 AM

Yes, you can substitute another simpler sleeve. It is easiest if you have a pattern for a top with a similar armhole and that pattern has the kind of sleeve you want. You can simple use that sleeve.

The other option is drafting a new sleeve. Not my area of expertise but you could search the boards. It has been a topic of discussion in the past.

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Date: 2/5/13 11:28 AM

Thank you Aleanor

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Date: 2/5/13 3:59 PM

How can I find "topic of discussion in the past"?

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Date: 2/5/13 4:48 PM

Welcome to PR!

Above these message boards you should see a set of links. One of them is Search Board. Click on it. You will get a box to enter your search term (sleeve), indicate whether you want to look in the titles or messages for your term, choose all forums or I suggest you select the Pattern Modifications....Drafting to narrow the choices. Click search and you will get several pages of threads.

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Date: 2/6/13 3:00 AM

Thank you, that was helpful.

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Date: 2/6/13 3:27 AM

Thankyou for that info . I had no idea that was possible. But I did wonder if it might be, never thought to ask

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