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Dolman Sleeves

Sleeve variations

Variations of the cut-on sleeve are widely available within fashion, and home sewers can find a range in most pattern catalogues. The main characteristic of the cut-on sleeve is exactly that ... it is cut on to the garment bodice, not attached as a separate piece. Due to the manner of cutting, these sleeves will always have a central seam running the length of the sleeve. The fit is characterised by a soft drape under the arm. The amount of drape and therefore comfort will depend upon the exact styling of the cut-on sleeve.

Kimono

The kimono cut-on sleeve is either Japanese or traditional in styling. The Japanese sleeve is cut square from the bodice while the traditional style curves gently downwards. The traditional styling is most commonly found in fashion as it has

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