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Alterations Apprentices

Want to learn how to do alterations?  Want to mentor those who want to learn?  This is the group for you.  Watch for a vast array of different techniques posted here.

Members: 363
Latest Activity: Jul 26, 2016

Sewing Channel Posts

How to Install a Jeans Zipper - Free Video Tutorial from Marina Brumpton 1 Reply

Watch Marina Brumpton demonstrate how easy it is to install a metal zipper into a pair of jeans. …Continue

Tags: tutorial, pants, garment, sewing, clothing

Started by Susan. Last reply by Susan Oct 30, 2015.

The Great British Sewing Bee and alterations 3 Replies

I loved this series, I think they were all very brave to be able to perform under those conditions, I certainly couldn't.  However, they did make me think I should try harder, especially with the alterations!  I love the way they all came up with a…Continue

Started by Karen. Last reply by Jane Doe May 6, 2013.

How To Lengthen Your Jeans 3 Replies

How to lengthen your jeans. Many have wondered just that. So many times you buy that perfect pair of jeans, wash them once, and…Continue

Tags: technique, simple, shrunk, trim, tutorial

Started by Susan. Last reply by migdalia Apr 22, 2013.

Tapering pants video

I can't get the video to play....what am I doing wrong?

Started by Rebecca J Harrold Apr 21, 2013.

Hemming Suit Coat Sleeves

A task not for the faint of heart, but hemming suit coat sleeves can be done following these thoroughly comprehensive steps. See other suit coat alterations video tutorials on this channel including taking in or letting out side seams and hemming…Continue

Tags: romper, Phyllis_Smith, figgys, revamp, restyle

Started by Susan Jan 2, 2013.

Most Common Pants Alterations

A great diagram showing the most common alterations you can make with a pair of pants.…Continue

Tags: techniques, method, fitting, pant, waistline

Started by Susan Dec 25, 2012.

Add A Split To Ease An Existing Top

For those of us with "girly figures", store bought tops have a tendency to hug us around the hips. In this video I'll show you…Continue

Tags: relieve, hips, Niler_Taylor, tightness, sides

Started by Susan Dec 10, 2012.

How to Cuff Men's Pants

Adding a cuff to the hem of men's pants looks like a tricky and complicated alteration. Don't let it scare you! I'll show you…Continue

Tags: how-to, tutorial, method, technique, video

Started by Susan Dec 10, 2012.

Alterations - Free Video Tutorial Series

Grab a cuppa and learn some tips, tricks and techniques to repair clothing. Continue

Tags: arm, alterations, alter, Betzina, cuff

Started by Susan Dec 6, 2012.

Altering Men's Pants at the Waist

  It's a little known secret that…Continue

Tags: let-out, sew, take-in, alter, mens

Started by Susan Dec 6, 2012.

Alterations Video Tutorials

How to Shorten Sleeves with Button Cuff - Sewing Alterations Tutorial by coolirpa


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Learn how to shorten long sleeves with a buttoned cuff when you watch this free sewing alterations tutorial with coolirpa. It's sew much easier than you would expect to make your shirts and blouses fit properly!…

How to Shorten Shirt Sleeves - A Free Video Tutorial


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Want the FREE eBook about a home-based sewing and alterations business? http://www.alterationsbyphyllis.com/eBooks.htm Want alterations tutorials?…

Pattern Cutting Tutorial: How To Check And Correct/Alter Fit of Armholes


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Quick and easy guide on how to check your armhole. These alterations and checks can be applied to sleeved and sleeveless garments. My toile didn't have too m...…

 

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