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Now thats funny!
Its that new shaver thats advertised for women with facial hair. It might be good for men with tender skin. Its a dry type shaver.
is that yardage or jeans?
If nothing has been done, then nothing has been done. If sanforizing has been done then it will be indicated some wear.
My understanding it that raw denim, means that no washing or anything else has been done.
yes journeyman, thats what its for. On a stout person, it would be a good fit. But on a slim person, it would need to be tapered. When you have the shirt on looking in a mirror you can see how the seam goes straight down. Looking straight at the front you can see the curveof the seam, but its just not enough for a slimmer person. Thats why we still have tailors.
Why? Well most shirts are cut straight up and down. some have a little shaping, but not much. So here is the problem the tailor has when tapering a shirt to fit you. See that line down the side of the figure. that is the center line down the side of the body It is also the position of the side seam of the shirt. And its only the seam the tailor has to use. When the new seam is sewn, it takes an equal amont of cloth on each side of the old seam. Now at the level of the...
`````If we are talking "only" about the action of fitting a garment, then `letting out is right. If we are talking "only" about the fabric, its a different story. Cotton or synthetic fabrics are more likely to have the mentioned problems. Wools are less likely to have those problems. Except for very hard finished wools like gaberdines. Other conditions add to the question.here are some. To get an un breakable seat seam, too heavy a thread with too large needle was...
told you so.
Do you have a trouser with one leg that kicks out to the side? Or one crease line up straight and one swing to the side? The offending leg is probably longer than the other. All that is caused by a high hip on one side. Its all caused by a tilted pelvis. The pelvis is one solid rough rectangle. It has a pivot point at the center of the top. When one side goes up and out the other side goes down and in. So your trouser hangs unbalanced So what can we do for this? On a...
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