Browsing the "altering clothing" Tag

How-to: Add a Kangaroo Pocket to Your Favorite Skirt

December 28th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

I am a firm believer that skirts ought to have pockets. I mean, really - what garment isn't improved with a little pocket action, right? Clothing designers do not seem to agree with my pocket philosophy, though, which I think is a terrible shame. Luckily, with a little crafty know-how, you can add a pocket to almost any skirt to stash, say, your key, money, and ID for an evening out. Take that, pocket-haters!


How-to: Take in a Tank Top

May 31st, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

One of the things that intimidates people about sewing is it seems like a very precise art. Of course, sewing can be that way, but not every project requires complete precision and control. In fact, there are lots of beginner sewing and mending projects that require a lot less skill than you might think! Taking in a too-big tank top is one of these



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