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  • noun an opening in a garment for the attachment of a sleeve; an armhole


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  • I would really love it if you could provide some tips on how to merge a sleeve from one pattern to an armscye on another.

    Painting Inspired Dress # 1

  • Which is why I looked at that purple dress of Michelle Obama that everyone was raving over and could only see that the armscye was ill-fitting.

    A return to conservative business suits and accessories.

  • It has been my personal experience, that no matter the original style of the bodice, if I start to fit it, with a dart at the waist - then a dart at the armscye - then fit fit fit until it looks right - then Presto!

    The Heartbreak of Gaposis - A Dress A Day

  • In this version, I would have a Shoulder Princess Seam; in a dress that had the dart in the armscye, I would have an Armhole/Armscye Princess Seam.

    Prim, proper, perfect, pained - A Dress A Day

  • You won't be putting in any darts at the armscye unless the top is sleeveless, unless you pick open part of the armhole seam, make the dart, reduce the size of the sleeve by the same amount, and stitch up the armhole again.

    Prim, proper, perfect, pained - A Dress A Day

  • And a dart at the armscye, because we are talking a serious gap in the fabric there if I don't.

    Prim, proper, perfect, pained - A Dress A Day

  • Work from underarm around the armscye until the sleeve is 12 inches in length, or as long as desired, then make the 2 rows of spaces, in treble crochet, as before and finish with 7 rows of seed-stitch, same as body of jacket.

    Handbook of Wool Knitting and Crochet

  • For the sleeve: Make a chain of 15 stitches, and repeat from 1st to 5th row; then repeat from 2d to 5th row twice, and join last row to 1st; also crochet sleeve in the armscye.

    Handbook of Wool Knitting and Crochet

  • Fold and join under the arms, making the armscye of desired size.

    Handbook of Wool Knitting and Crochet

  • I wound up having to add a few extra repeats to get the width of the sleeve large enough that it would fit appropriately into the armscye (and I still wound up fudging it a bit, and then blocking the heck out of those seams to get them to lay flat).

    How The West Was Spun


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