If you have clothing that is just a little too long or too wide, you can adjust it at home. You don’t have to throw it away and you don’t have to take it to a shop either. You can do it from home with a sewing machine. Everyone should have a small sewing machine at home so that they can fix things from time to time. Your clothing will need fixing sometimes if they don’t fit right or if you had an accident. When you have expensive clothing, you can fix it instead of throwing it away. There are jeans that you can save by fixing and a lot of jeans are very costly. If you have special dresses, you can fix it too. You should buy yourself a little sewing kit if you don’t have one already. If you have a soft piece, you can even fix it by hand with hand needles. It’s fun to be able to fix your clothing or add on extra feature with hand needle.
You can buy a kit of needles and threads at the dollar store. It cost only a dollar or so. You can also buy a real sewing machine from Target. It could cost around $100. If your clothing is light, you can fix it with hand needles. When you are fixing your clothing, you need to use the same color of thread as the fabric so that it won’t show. You need to have a small sewing line so that it’s not visible to the naked eye or else it could look unprofessional. After you’re done sewing things together, you can iron it out straight to get rid of the line. You can also use your sewing kit to make crafts from home for your house. You can cut table cloths or make napkins out of fabric. You can also make special table cloths and decoration for the holiday. What you need is a sharp scissor in order to cut out your clothing for fixing. If your scissor is not sharp, it will create crooked line.
One of the most important things is to use the right color of thread with each piece of clothing. After that you will need to iron things out so that it will look straight and well done. How would you fix a long pair of jeans? You can measure it to the level that you want and then cut it about four inches longer so that you can fold it for sewing. You can use the same thread as your jeans to sew the cuff together. After you’re done sewing, you can iron it out really good so that it will look smooth. If you don’t’ like to sew, you can make it as a cut off and tear the thread along the cut cuff to make it look better. After several wash, it will look like real cut off. This is the best way to have your jeans shorten. If you want to shorten your pants, you can do the same thing as you would do with your jeans but you would sew it together this time and then iron it out. When you are shortening pants, you need to use the same thread as the fabric and then iron it out afterward. You should sew it in a way that the thread is invisible. You can make the thread line small and short so that it’s not visible to the naked eye.