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Overlap elastic ends by 0.5 inch (2.27 cm.) and stitch them together with a crisscrossed square. Pull joined ends inside the casing. Edgestitch opening to close it, stretching elastic slightly as you sew.

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    Sep 6, 2010, 03.53 AMby Hanna Espinosa


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    Aug 31, 2010, 02.51 AMby Zane Tanqueco

    This is very helpful. I was just planning to shortened the sleeve of the blouse my aunt gave me.. then I saw your post. Thanks! I’ll post my finished product when I’m done. Thanks again!=)

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    Aug 30, 2010, 12.50 PMby elnab

    I was just thinking about shortening the sleeves on a few blouses, and came across your tutorial. I’ll post a picture when I’m done.

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    Aug 21, 2010, 03.14 PMby sdenney

    This is such a simple project. Thank you for posting it. I have put in elastic before, but it is good to know what size is best for sleeve edge. Also, it is cute. I especially like that you showed very clear photos step by step with simple instructions to follow.

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