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Altering your clothes part 2: Fun hems and haws for winter break

Olivia Jones

December 8, 2010

I know that I just wrote a sewing article, but I want to keep everyone sufficiently busy over the long winter break. When those long listless days of missing Whitman kicks in, pull out your mother's, neighbor's or friend's sewing machine and start altering your wardrobe  so you can  impress your friends...

Thrifty Whitties: Helpful tips to take your clothes in a size

Olivia Jones

December 2, 2010

If you are like me, chances are you have bought a garment from Goodwill or a market because it had a fun pattern and was some amazingly cheap price, only to take it home and realize that it was way too large. Or maybe you wear it all the time, but you still wish it would fit you better. If you have some...

Thrifty Whitties: Patch Things Up!

Olivia Jones

October 7, 2010

So you fell in love with that perfect pair of pants. With them, every day is comfortable. They just have that way of always making you feel attractive. But after a while the stress of seeing each other all the time starts to show. Finally holes appear, and you know the end of the relationship is approaching. A...

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