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How to Alter the Waist of Ladies Pants


Started by Susan

0 Dec 6, 2012

How to Taper Pant Legs - Alterations Tutorial

Started by Susan

0 Dec 6, 2012

How to Make Skinny Jeans from Flare or Boot Cut Jeans

See how Wendy converts this pair of jeans in no time!  A free alterations video tutorial from WithWendy at SWN! Retail Price: $60.00 Y…

Started by Susan

0 Nov 19, 2012


  This is a topic I discuss with my new students.  Alterations are the "BREAD & BUTTER" income of the garment scene.  If you sew and le…

Started by Linda Klein

10 Oct 25, 2012
Reply by Kip

Knit Fabric Hemming

Ugh! Knit fabric hemming can be some of the most frustrating sewing there is. Try this trick and I hope you find it to be of help.

Started by Susan

1 Oct 19, 2012
Reply by Marijayne Favata

Reducing Dress Straps - Video Tutorial

Started by Susan

0 Oct 11, 2012

How to shorten sleeves and transform sweatshirts to dresses

Have you ever gone shopping and found the "almost" perfect shirt and everything fits very well except for the sleeves? Well here's an ea…

Started by Susan

3 Aug 25, 2012
Reply by Gracie

Alteration Tutorial: Taking up the pants rise

Sometimes the front or back of your pants are too loose on one side or the other. A baggy pooch is fixable. Here's how to fix it.

Started by Susan

1 Aug 23, 2012
Reply by DW Montgomery

Formal Wear Alterations Bodice Dress, Yes You Can Do This!

Think about expanding your sewing skill level to include bridal and formal wear sewing and alterations. Tutorial from www.alterationsby

Started by Susan

1 Aug 22, 2012
Reply by Marijayne Favata

Large Upper Arm Alteration

Started by Susan

0 Aug 22, 2012


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