An Alteration Dilemma

I received a good question via email today. It concerns taking in a garment where the customer has lost a lot of weight. How much work is too much? Long story short: it’s whatever the customer is willing to pay for. Here is the question I received: “I need to alter scrub jackets for a…

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How to Alter a Top With an Elastic Hem

You’ve seen these blouses everywhere: They’ve got elastic running around the bottom edge. Many women complain that they don’t like how they look when they wear them and pass up the idea of buying them. Altering them is an easy fix. Just trim off the elastic close to the edge: I use sharp small scissors…

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