Added Nov 21, 2011
Lay each under sleeve pieces right sides together with an upper sleeve pieces. Pin the back sleeve seam. Stitch (16). Press seam allowances open.
To ease the sleeve caps, first stitch two lines of machine basting (= longest stitch setting), one on each side of the marked seam line, from • to • . Do not yet pull bobbin threads. Fold the sleeves lengthwise, right side facing in. Pin the front sleeve seams. Stitch. Press the seams open. Press hem allowance to the inside and stitch hem loosely by hand.
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