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Old 05-06-2005, 10:19 PM   #2
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I don't know of any, unfortunately. Setting in sleeves is kind of a learn as you go thing. Many times, the stitches do not line up just right because of the shaping. It's not like seaming up the sides of a sweater where there are usually the exact same number of rows on both sides.

However, what I do, and seems to really help a lot, is lay the two peices together, and pin them together keeping decreases matched with decreases as closely as you can, ending with the two ends of the sleeve in the arm pit area of the body. Carefully seam the two sides together between pins, keeping your stitches as evenly spaced as possible. Remove a pin, and continue.

This is a good article on seaming, although it's exactly for sleeves. The best advice I can give is to take your time, and don't stress too much. (I know, Yeah RIGHT!) Just keep in mind, the more seaming you'll do, the better you'll get at it.
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