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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

Everybody seems to like tapered or skinny pants.

I know I do.

And everybody is posting their version of how it’s done everywhere.

There is no lack of online how-to help when it comes to narrowing pant legs.

Here’s my version, mostly emphasizing how to do it from the knee d...

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 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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