Sleeve Glossary

Cap – very short sleeves that usually covers only a little part of arms.

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Bishop – usually long sleeves, fuller on the bottom than on the top, hits on the wrists or below elbows and gathered into a cuff.

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Kimono – wide and loose sleeve can range from elbow length to very long.

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Flutter – A sleeve with soft ruffles that add femininity.

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Puff sleeve – Full sleeve of varying lengths, created by generous gathering around the armhole.

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Dolman (aka Batwing) – Very wide sleeve at the armhole and tapers tight at the wrist.

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Lantern – Full, gathered sleeve attached to a drop-shouldered garment.

Bell - Full sleeve that is gathered at the shoulder and open at the cuff.

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Any other sleeve you know? Which one(s) do you wear the most?