An Alteration Dilemma, How Do You Know if a Garment Can Be Altered?

I received a good question via email today. It concerns taking in a garment where the customer has lost a lot of weight. Here is the question I received from a reader: “I need to alter scrub jackets for a woman who lost 22 pounds after she purchased them. They are embroidered with the dental…

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How To Alter a Top With a Low Neckline

Have you ever tried to alter a blouse that was lower at the neck than you were comfortable with? To make this alteration, we are going to do two things: take up the front shoulder seam and take in the collar. Generally, you don’t need to take up the back of the blouse, but have the…

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