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Sewing Raglan Sleeves by Fashion Sewing Blog TV

The brilliant Colleen Lea demonstrates how to sew raglan sleeves into a shirt. Collee is also the master seamstress over at Fashion Sewing Blog TV!

A raglan sleeve is a type of sleeve with distinguishing seams extending the sleeve as one piece fully to the collar, leaving a diagonal seam from underarm to collarbone. It is popular in sports, casual, and exercise wear.

Here is a pattern guide showing the detailed construction of a raglan sleeve. (link opens in a new window)

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Comment by Erica Rachel Reed on July 28, 2012 at 5:50pm

Why do you stop in the middle and then start again from the other end?  As opposed to sewing all the way around? 

Comment by kathy53 on July 3, 2012 at 8:59pm

Thank you for another excellent tutorial Colleen, so well explained to be easily understood.

Comment by Patricia on May 26, 2012 at 10:01am

thank  you   this is great

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