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In sewing, the armscye is the armhole, the fabric edge to which the sleeve is sewn. The length of the armscye is the total length of this edge; the width is the distance across the hole at the widest point.

In some older sewing texts (e.g. Gynametry by M. V. Coleman, published in 1887 by Byrd & Pattillo) the term was spelled "arm's eye".

Further reading

  • Jenna Wilson. "Ravellings on the knitted sleeve: Part II - Creating a set-in sleeve for a sleeveless body". knitty. http://www.knitty.com/iSSUEwinter04/fEATwin04TBP.html.
    Wilson discusses the sizes and shapes of armscyes.
The above article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/seam_allowance).  7/4/09  Above article modified by Apparel Search

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