is it possible to shorten jacket sleeves with working button holes?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by cheapmutha, Jan 28, 2012.

  1. cheapmutha

    cheapmutha Senior member

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    I found a really nice vintage suit a while back, but the sleeves are a bit too long, and it has working buttons. can a tailor shorten them for me and still keep the working buttons?
     


  2. Larson McCord

    Larson McCord Senior member

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    yes, do it at the shoulders. Do a search there are numerous threads discussing it. A little more costly and you'll need a better tailor to do it typically.
     


  3. Tailor Dan

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    Make sure you get a competent tailor to do this
     


  5. Master-Classter

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    +1 to what the others said. Can be done, has to be done from the shoulders. Make sure you have a good tailor. It will be somewhat expensive.
     


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