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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 29, 2017

It’s a crime if there’s a stylish blazer or two hanging in your closet whose only problem is sleeves that are too long.

Well, here comes the easy version of blazer sleeves hemming.

When there’s no button placket involved, it’s so much easier to manage.

Sure, it’s still th...

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

Feeling imprisoned in your ill-fitting suit coat?  I’ve got solutions in mid-section fitting, bottom hemming and sleeves hemming.

So let’s get down to business with business attire alterations – specifically starting with suit coat sleeves hemming.

It wouldn’t be so daun...

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...

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