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Widening a Waist Band? From Maureen OLeary

"Does anyone have info on how to widen a cloth waist band with fabric covered elastic?  to widen by about 1-1/2" on both sides.  or is that…

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I do wedding alterations, bride, bmaid, MOB, MOG, flower girl, prom etc...formal wear. As the season winds down, so is work. What have othe…

Started by Cat

2 Jul 10, 2012
Reply by Barbara Bateman

Widening a Waist Band? From Maureen OLeary

"Does anyone have info on how to widen a cloth waist band with fabric covered elastic?  to widen by about 1-1/2" on both sides.  or is that…

Started by Susan

0 Apr 28, 2012

Introduction....

Hello folks,   It's great to be amongst others who do alterations. I have been running my business now for 2 yrs & am going from streng…

Started by Angela Pickhaver

1 Feb 6, 2012
Reply by Mary Linda Malley

Hemming Jeans With A Designer Eurohem

By Marian Lewis The designer eurohem is a hemming technique primarily used in hemming jeans to preserve the worn hem and stitching of the…

Started by Susan

2 Jun 9, 2010
Reply by Patricia McClain Osborne

How To Shorten The Hem Of Pants With A Cuff

By Marian Lewis To shorten the hem of pants with a cuff is easy when you follow these instructions: First try on the pants to determine h…

Started by Susan

0 Jun 21, 2009

How To Sew More Professional Looking Top-Stitching

BLOG: How To Sew More Professional Looking Top-Stitching

Started by Susan

0 Jun 21, 2009

How To Sew An Easy Centered Zipper

BLOG: How To Sew An Easy Centered Zipper

Started by Susan

0 Jun 21, 2009

Larger Hip Alterations To Sewing Patterns Apply To Tops, Too!

By Marian Lewis The lower half of the body dictates a lot of what we need on the upper half. For a more successful fit, start with skirts.…

Started by Susan

0 Jun 21, 2009

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