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3 Tips for Selecting the Right Shapewear

Shapewear has really changed the fashion industry, and has opened up so many new wardrobe doors for men and women alike. You can get a perfectly smooth look by simply wearing the right undergarment! The only problem with shapewear is … Continue reading

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FAQS About Sewing Machine Zipper Feet

If you are new to sewing, you need to know what a zipper foot is and what it does. After all, you need to understand all aspects of your sewing machine and needle in order to become a skilled seamstress. … Continue reading

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What to Consider When Sewing Your Own Curtains

Sure, you can go to the home store and choose from a wide selection of pre-made and manufactured curtains, most of which you can expect to be overpriced for their value. Or, you can choose to visit the fabric store, … Continue reading

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Recommended Sewing Tools to Help You Sew

With the right tools, you can make sewing much easier for yourself. And with a large variety of sewing tools, you can open yourself up to a whole wide world of sewing possibilities! Take a look below for some recommended … Continue reading

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Instructions for Homemade Fabric Softener

Whether you are a seamstress, fashionista, working professional, or simply a person who likes to take good care of their wardrobe, you want the best feel for your fabrics and textiles. And aside from regular washing, a great way to … Continue reading

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General Skill Levels for Men’s Clothing Alterations

When it comes to men’s clothing alterations and tailoring, there are infinite possibilities for design, customization, repair, and improvement! All alteration projects retain several different degrees of complexity that all require a certain skill level. Knowing what type of alteration … Continue reading

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Thread-Bunching Solutions for Sewing Machines

One of the most common repairs for a sewing machine has to do with bunched-up threading beneath fabric. No matter how much pulling, tampering with the tensions, and oiling a person does, it never seems to do the trick. This … Continue reading

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Tips for Balancing Tensions on Sewing Machines

Whether you are just starting out, or you are an accomplished sewer, learning to control and balance tensions on a sewing machine is an integral part of the skill. Proper tension balancing delivers a perfect stitch, as well as, the … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Right Pant Fit for Men

Men come in all different statures, dimensions, sizes, shapes, and more. All men’s bodies are different, so it takes some knowledge and a little experience to know how to dress yourself in a way that flatters your unique build the … Continue reading

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What is an Alterations Tailor?

An alterations tailor is a professional seamstress that customizes or alters clothing, apparel, and other existing fabrics or garments. They are different from standard tailors because they do not typically create and fabricate clothing or apparel; instead, they alter or … Continue reading

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