Do you have sewing knowledge, but find yourself nervous about attempting alterations? Have you done some alterations with less-than-successful results? Learn effective alteration methods that work from Susan Martinek, who brings twenty-eight years of experience with her Seams Easy alteration shop. Alterations the Seams Easy Way includes one hundred illustrations that provide business tips, common alterations, fitting tips, and pressing tips. Each type of alteration is explained in detail, including slacks alteration directions with length adjustment. She also explains how to make correct waist and thigh alterations, along with other common types of alterations: * Jeans alterations, including shortening, methods for reattaching the original hem, taking the waist and seat in, working with belt loops, tapering, front pocket replacement, and patches * Shirt alterations, including shortening sleeves, tapering at sides, narrowing blouse shoulders, changing t-shirt necklines, and shortening t-shirt hemlines * Suit jacket alterations, including shortening sleeves, lengthening coat sleeves, and taking jacket sides in * Zipper replacements in coats, jeans, coat liners, unlined fleece jackets or sweatshirts, and invisible zipper directions, along with how to shorten a zipper. All of this and more makes Alterations the Seams Easy Way an excellent guide for anyone interested in making alterations. Book Review The review is from Steve Silver, at Sew true qIf you, like many of our customers, want to save money with DIY alterations, but have achieved less than desirable results, this is the book for you. I recommend that you carefully study the methods provided by the author, Susan Martinek, an experienced alterations shop owner, and use her proven methods for success.q qThe book provides many details and color pictures, demonstrating how to perform step by step everyday alterations to pants, jeans, suit jackets, etc. Also included are detailed instructions to replace zippers, hooks and eyes, shirt buttons ......... everything that an alterations expert needs to know. You'll also find recommendations for the tools needed to set up a professional shop, as well as a recommended price list for common services.q qOne of the better books I've seen, updated for current times, and presented coherently.q http://www.alterseamseasyway.com/Book Review The review is from Steve Silver, at Sew true aquot;If you, like many of our customers, want to save money with DIY alterations, but have achieved less than desirable results, this is the book for you.
|Title||:||Alterations the Seams Easy Way|
|Publisher||:||Trafford Publishing - 2011-03|