Today we altered a pair of jeans shorts for Roxanne. Although the thickness of the denim was a challenge for her machine, the pants eventually went from “bubble butt” to perfect fit in an afternoon!
Before - The belt is really making a bunch!
Pinning it Down - You can see the chalk line where we were taking it in to.
Comparison - She had another pair just like them, so you can see the size difference.
They fit so much better!
I often suggest my students who are new to sewing start with three simple projects: potholders, an apron, and finally pajamas. Here are some of my students with their early projects.
Starr's First Project - Her machine is REALLY fast!
Nicole's Apron (2010)
Carrol's PJs - see the decorative stitching?
One of the beginner’s projects I like to have people do is an apron. Tiffany made hers and liked it so well she made one for each of her kids, as well!