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Jeans Shorts Alteration

Published 08/16/2011 by Donna Kennedy

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!

Jeans Project Before

Before - The belt is really making a bunch!

Jeans Project Pinning

Pinning it Down - You can see the chalk line where we were taking it in to.

Jeans Project, Comparing Old and New

Comparison - She had another pair just like them, so you can see the size difference.

Jeans Project After (1)

They fit so much better!

Jeans Project After (2)

Tadda!

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Aprons and Potholders and PJs, Oh My!

Published 08/13/2011 by Donna Kennedy

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

Starr's First Project - Her machine is REALLY fast!

Potholders

Potholders

Nicole's Apron (2010)

Nicole's Apron (2010)

Blue Apron

Tiffany's Apron

Tiffany's Apron

Carrol's PJs

Carrol's PJs - see the decorative stitching?