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learning alterations - an entire site dedicated to alterations! above: how to replace a zipper in jeans

from One Crazy House

15 Sewing Tricks Your Grandma Should Have Showed You

Whether you're an experienced seamstress or a beginner just starting out, here are 15 sewing tricks you need to have in your arsenal.

from WhoWhatWear

7 Easy Alteration Skills You Can Learn From YouTube

7 alteration skills to master through YouTube Tutorials // DIY


Hi everyone! Since I get so many items tailored and am always asked about how much alterations cost, I’ve compiled a pricing guide below. I...

from The Sewing Loft

Alterations Basic Sewing Skill

Alterations are a basic sewing skill that many take for granted. Learn the DIY basics and skip the dry cleaners.

from Refashion, Repurpose, Redo...

Alteration: My new favorite way to keep original hem on jeans

DIY Sewing Alterations: How to shorten jeans or pants and still keep the original hem tutorial!

from eHow

Sewing 101: Basic Clothing Alterations You Can Do Yourself

Sewing 101: Basic Clothing Alterations You Can Do Yourself | eHow

from Katrina Kay Creations

7 Ways to Make Solo Fitting Easier

Don't have a dress form or a friend to help you fit the clothes you sew? This post gives you 7 ways to make fitting your muslin (or the clothes you sew) easier. So don't let solo fitting stop you from sewing your own clothes. Read the blog post or pin to save for later.


Excellent tips for very common problems that sometimes we don't know how to fix!

from It's Always Autumn

how to take in or size down a shirt {the right way

Learn how to take in a shirt to make it smaller the right way with this easy step by step sewing tutorial and instructions. How to alter a shirt.