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Luxire Custom Clothing - Official Affiliate Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luxire, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. breakaway01

    breakaway01 Senior member

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    Attaching the sleeves at a right angle means a very shallow sleeve cap. It will give you more mobility but the downside is that the upper sleeves will look messy with your arms down at your sides as there will be excess fabric at the underarm. This excess fabric may even interfere with the fit of the shirt under a sportcoat or suit jacket.

    I don't think @HammerHand's question is related to sleeve pitch.
     


  2. Churchill W

    Churchill W Senior member

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    I'm experiencing some tightness under and above my arm. Ashish said he would be adjusting the armhole, but not the size of it.
     


  3. deadAngle

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    Having the sleeves attached at a right angle also really helps with the shirt staying tucked in because you can move your arm any which way without lifting the body of the shirt. If you want more room in the sleeve cap, you could try combining it with some shirring.
     


  4. breakaway01

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    Shirring won’t really improve the way the sleeve looks with a very shallow sleeve cap. There is a tradeoff here between mobility with a shallow sleeve cap/larger sleeve angle and cleaner looking sleeve with a higher sleeve cap/smaller sleeve angle
     


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