Puffy and Balloon sleeve are quite similar but there is a slight difference between both of them. Both sleeves style can be sewn with all kinds of fabric most especially poly, this fabric works greatly with the sleeves.
The most important aspect is that these sleeves matches very well with a shaping outfit. Puffed sleeves symbolizes power, virtue and romanticism. It is an eye catching outfit that makes you look good.
Puff sleeves are gathered at the shoulder and gathered back at the wrist to bring out a puff, it can be cut straight or as a flare, all should be done in excess to help you gather it well.
Balloon sleeve are long or three quarter sleeves that fit tightly from wrist to elbow and becomes fully rounded from elbow to the shoulder, balloon sleeves end just below the elbow and it has a bit slit puff at the shoulder which is made with gathers. You can attach a band of about 3 to 8 inches at the bicep, which is the round sleeve to make it more beautiful.
Both puff and balloon sleeve have rounded shapes and lots of volume on the shoulder area. This sleeves can be cut as a normal shoulder, an off shoulder or one sided shoulder outfit. The sleeves styles can be worn with a skirt, trouser, wrapper or even as a gown to different occasion.