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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 28, 2017

Would you rather spend 30 days in solitary confinement than hem the bottom of a suit coat?

I mean, how do you make those curves at the overlap much less make them match?

Super easy, dude, when you use my method.

This method is forgiving of imperfect curves as long as they...

December 18, 2017

“Cuff ‘em, Danno!”

I’ve always wanted a reason to put that famous Hawaii 5-0 one-liner somewhere, and this is it.

Fuller cut men’s and women’s trousers often sport a cuff at the hem that looks dressy, classy.

Cuff popularity comes and goes, so it’s worth it to know how to...

December 17, 2017

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

Is there anything flimsier to work with than chiffon?  No!

Is there anything prettier than flowing chiffon?  No!

That’s why you want to say Yes! at lea...

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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