You know, a girl really has to watch out for that “Sewing Paparazzi”. Those photographers just waiting for a shot of a self-proclaimed Renegade Seamstress using the wrong needle or not finishing a seam correctly.
They almost got the perfect “money shot” of me the other day. It would’ve been like snapping a picture of the Pioneer Woman making Kraft Macaroni and Cheese from a blue box.
But it was worse than that, they almost got a picture of me…..gasp……horror of horrors…..
STAPLING THE HEM OF MY JEANS!
Ok, now don’t act like you’ve never done it before, or at least thought about doing it. But, in my defense, look at how long they were. Clothing manufacturers must think by my hip size that I’m seven feet tall.
But there is a way to shorten your jeans and keep the original hem. It’s actually quite easy to do and looks way better than a few shiny staples.
Click here for the step by step photo tutorial.
Last week’s winner of The Refashion Handbook is…
Kalamity Kelly! Send your address to firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll be sure to send a book out to you ASAP.
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