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Figure 7. Lower sleeve pattern. Either draft this shape using direct measurements or drape a muslin pattern over the arm, using the method you are most comfortable with. See that the outside edges are long enough to reach from the wrist to the seam above the elbow when the arm is bent at a 90 degree angle. If you require the sleeve to fit down over the hand, either extend the length, flaring the edges below the wrist or cut a separate cuff with an outward curve and seam it in place. The latter gives the smoothest fit.