How to Do Professional Alterations by Hand



  •                  The following is a list of Instructables based on what I've learned working under seamstresses and tailors growing up in professional shops instead of what you find in home sewing books. Many of these techniques are being lost and I am hoping to create a way for people to access this collective wisdom. All these are inexpensive (under $5) and quick (under 15 minute) projects. I hope that it helps you take care of your family and loved ones while taking the headache out of ripped jeans and hemmed pants. There's nothing wrong with using a sewing machine, but sometimes it's overkill for a small project in terms of supplies and set-up time