I want to alter a cotton shirt to fit better around the waist. Do I take in a bit along the side seams only or should I take in a bit on the darts running up from the hem too? Or will it be better to just use a belt? I just want the shirt to have a bit better shape -not so boxy. I hope someone can give me some advice as my brain has shut down today
I am pathetic knitter but have this awesome labour of love coat my mum made which just needs the front and neck finished but I dont know how. Could any of you talented knitters possibly give me some idea of how I could finish it? I am not sure whether a person knits the edge and then sews it on or are you supposed to pick up stitches or something? I can crochet well so could I finish it in crochet maybe?
Please help- I would sooo love to be able to show it off!
I hope someone can help me! When you pack away your sewing machine is the presser foot supposed to be up or down? I vaguely remember a teacher saying something about it being important and prolonging the life of the machine but I can't remember which way to swing. So please crafsters, which way should I go, up or down?