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Enlarging plus size pattern - help!

sent in by  Kitty Jensen: "I hope someone can help me. I have been asked to make a bridesmaid dress. It is very last minute, the person ne…

Started by Susan

0 Aug 22, 2012

Pants Crotch

Is there a way to shorten the crotch on ready made pants with in seam side pockets.  The pockets make it impossible to lower the waist. H…

Started by Raine

3 Aug 19, 2012
Reply by Ann Phaneuf

Re-Lining Coats & Jackets - Tutorial

It takes time and precision, but you can follow these comprehensive steps to relining a coat or jacket! If you benefit from this video,…

Started by Susan

1 May 13, 2012
Reply by Dendy L. Seaton

New group

This group should be a great place for people to learn simple sewing techniques for repairing their own clothing. After doing sewing and al…

Started by Barbara Bateman

2 May 1, 2012
Reply by Kip

Jacket Zipper Replacement Tutorial

It takes time and precision, but you can follow these comprehensive steps to relining a coat or jacket! If you benefit from this video,…

Started by Susan

1 Apr 12, 2012
Reply by Joannie

Simple Hemming of Blazer Sleeves

Blazers/jackets without button plackets are relatively simple to hem up. You do not have to endure sleeves that are too long!  Tutorial…

Started by Susan

1 Mar 17, 2012
Reply by Bettye Garrett

How to hem wide top stitch jean pants

from: Craftsy

Started by Susan

1 Mar 6, 2012
Reply by Susan

repairs

  I would love to learn how to shorten slacks since most are made for giants. and I am 5 ft even petite clothes are made to long also.…

Started by susan

1 Mar 6, 2012
Reply by Sharon

My love hate relationship with alterations

I love it when someone else does my alteration, I hate it when I have to do it. This group should do well for me as I will now have friends…

Started by Patricia George-Lezama

1 Mar 5, 2012
Reply by Joyce

Thank you!

I am excited to be in this group.  I am not really interested in doing alterations for others but love restyling and repurposing garments. …

Started by Suzy Broussard

0 Mar 5, 2012

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