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I am NOT the sewing police...

...But I can bail you out

of your fitting problems!

That means I don't insist on my way of doing things.

I'm here to offer useful guidelines for fixing your own stuff

and even starting your own home-based alterations business!

December 16, 2017

I am NOT the sewing police.  But I can bail you out of the clink when it comes to formal dress hems.

Now don’t back away and look at me all askance! 

You’re here because you at least want to take a look at this second in a series of 2 hem types.

Good – so that when you’re...

December 12, 2017

When you want to hem knits - like the fleece sweats shown in the video below or a T-shirt – and you don’t own a coverstitch machine, you can’t find your twin needle attachment, you have no stitch witchery on hand, and you happen to be in a hurry…

…you do THIS in short o...

December 6, 2017

The following info is the great escape for clothes imprisoned in your closets doing NOTHING for you!

Next to blind hemming on your own home sewing machine, altering men’s dress pants is the easiest and best thing you can do to fix wardrobe problems.

Even if you never tou...

November 3, 2017


That’s right! I am NOT the sewing police. But I can bail you out of pants hem jail.

No doubt there are sad and lonesome pants hanging in your family’s closets that fit just fine except they need hemming.

The thought of taking them to the alterations specialists and spen...

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