A sheer mesh cutaway stabilizer or a tearaway stabilizer is your best option for lighter-stitching apparel designs
on your cuff. These will allow for
more flexibility in the sleeve and be softer against the skin than
regular cutaway stabilizer.
Cut a piece of stabilizer large enough to hoop your design(s), note
that this may extend past the sleeve fabric.
Spray your stabilizer generously with temporary spray adhesive,
and smooth it onto the back of the sleeve cuff in the area to be
When you go to smooth out your sweater on top, make sure not to
stretch the sweater fabric at all, or it will cause your design to