Alterations, Sewing

Hemming – Oh the Horror!

Clearly, I am missing something.  Would someone please explain it to me?  When did hemming pants and sewing on buttons become such a curse? I see lots of Facebook and Instagram posts and graphics stating how much sewists are offended by hemming pants and sewing for their friends. There are t-shirts that say "Yes, I… Continue reading Hemming – Oh the Horror!

Alterations, Sewing

Hemming Jeans–the Rest of the Story

Pinterest is covered up with posts about hemming jeans and preserving the original hem on the pant legs.  I've seen it over and over again.  But here is what they don't tell you. Stitch the hem, they say.  Iron the new hem, they say. It's easy, they say. And, I guess it is easy. But, I… Continue reading Hemming Jeans–the Rest of the Story