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Shorten jeans with Jean Genie

2016-10-21T10:18:39+00:00 By |Categories: Jeans|0 Comments

Shorten jeans using the Jean Genie which is my invention for shortening jeans using a domestic sewing machine. It is available in the inside cover of Clothing Alteration Secrets Revealed It ensures the correct length is cut on the jeans eliminating the fear of cutting too short.  If I had a dollar for every person who brought me a pair of jeans they had cut on the new length position. This is [...]

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Decorate shirt fabric strip

2017-10-15T17:04:15+00:00 By |Categories: Shirts|0 Comments

Do you have plain shirts in the cupboard and you really would love to dress them up a little.  This video will give you one idea to change the appearance of a plain shirt into something else. Have fun with this one.  Love to see your examples below in comments. Happy altering Judith

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Create buttonholes collar shirt

2017-10-15T17:02:44+00:00 By |Categories: Shirts|0 Comments

Some men like to have their collar neat which means buttons and buttonholes.  Most people are scared of doing buttonholes.  Truly you do not have to be.  It's easy and in this video I explain how. But you do need to understand how your machine works.  A sewing machine is like a bike.  You have to get on a bike and keep trying (falling off sometimes) before you get it right.  Well [...]

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Glue vs. Stitching Which is best?

2017-09-20T17:34:33+00:00 By |Categories: Craft, Hints Tips and Ideas|0 Comments

Article provided by Sally Writes Glue vs. Stitching: Which is Best? The stitching and glue debate seems to be never-ending. While some are content with gluing everything from accessories to fabrics, others swear by stitching for everything. Contrary to some beliefs, there is a balance between the two bonding options that allows designers to use both options during the creative process. Here is a short guide for stitching and gluing. When to Sew Just to [...]

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Euro Jeans hem encased tip

2017-09-16T16:18:49+00:00 By |Categories: Hems, Hints Tips and Ideas, Jeans|0 Comments

Have you ever wanted to shorten some jeans that have the stonewashed look, but you want to keep that look?  And you know there is a quick option, but you don't like the seams showing on the inside?  Well in this video, I explain another way to shorten jeans, HOWEVER, sadly this is an exclusive video for Magic Circle. This is the type of video I want for my members.  Something that [...]