Altering Pants View full class catalog
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Skill Level: Intermediate, Advanced
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The "Saggy Butt" ... You will be taught how to alter to resolve the problem of a crotch seam that is too low as well as making adjustments for a flat derriere.
The Gaping Waistband ... A gaping waistband is a very common problem when purchasing pants. You can't go down a size because the hips fit great, what do you do? This lesson will not only teach you how mark your waistband correctly, you will learn a few different options on how to alter you own pants.
Tapering Pant legs ... Alteration #1: Do you ever have a problem in the hip area of your pants where there is way too much fabric? I call this "elephant ears". Just hold the fabric out and you will see the image I am talking about. This fitting issue is common in women with smaller hips or an athletic build. Alteration #2: Learn to taper the legs on your pants in order change the look of your straight leg to a boot leg or skinny bell bottoms. Alteration #3: Want to look 5 pounds skinnier in your pants? See before and after pictures and learn how to make this simple alteration to your pant legs.
Hemming ... Learn the proper lengths for a hem as well as a few trick to the trade on sewing a professional hem.
Bow Legs ... The alterations is geared to sewing from a pattern, learn a simple alteration that will camouflage bow legs.
Bonus: Upload photos of your muslin for personal fitting advice.