Category: Fit & Alterations

7 Things to Know about Solo Dress Alterations

Looking to alter a solo dress for the first time?  Thinking of buying a used dress? Check out these tips from Earnest Threads dressmaker Mattie Ernst. 1. Never assume that there’s let-out.  Unfortunately not all dressmakers build with alterations in mind.  Many new dresses have little-to-no extra seam allowance.  If the dress is fully lined, …

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