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Deciding Whether to Wash or Dry Clean Your Clothes

Deciding Whether to Wash or Dry Clean Your Clothes In the past, it was more common for you to be able to toss most of your garments into the washer to get them clean and care for them in a way that allowed them to last as long as possible. At Stitch It, we’ve noticed that times have changed so that more and more items are “Dry Clean Only.” That being said, there are times when you can still hand wash “Dry Clean Only” items, or use a home dry cleaning kit. So which is it? Are you better off using [...]

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Ironing and Pressing

Is There a Difference Between Ironing and Pressing?

Is There a Difference Between Ironing and Pressing? At Stitch It, we’re committed to helping our customers look their absolute best no matter what they’re wearing, and we also want to teach you how to look your best, which requires a solid education. You’ve likely heard of both ironing and pressing and thought that the two are the same. Take a moment to fill in the blanks and learn the specifics of the two so you know how best to take care of your wardrobe and your look. Pressing One of the firs [...]

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Different Styles of Pants

Know the Different Styles of Pants for the Best Look

Know the Different Styles of Pants for the Best Look Pants are the universal go-to for everything from everyday wear to formal wear. You use them so often, you may feel as if you’ve got the look down pat. But how well do you really know pants? Being familiar with the different styles of pants, cuts, and designs can help you choose the right one for your body or the setting in which you’ll be wearing them. Stitch It is here to give you the basics on pleats, hems, and breaks so you can feel more c [...]

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Comparing Garment Steamers to Irons

Comparing Garment Steamers to Irons

Comparing Garment Steamers to Irons While some prefer to let their dryers take care of the wrinkles in their clothes, others prefer a more hands-on approach. Here at Stitch It, we like to make our customers aware of the many ways available to keep their wardrobe and laundry looking its best, including comparing garment steamers to irons. Learn the difference between the two to determine which is best for you and your preferences. The Iron By pressing a heated surface against an ironing board, ir [...]

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iron pants, skirts, and suit jackets

Learning to Iron Pants, Skirts and Suit Jackets

Learning to Iron Pants, Skirts and Suit Jackets Are you tired of your clothes always looking wrinkled and unprofessional? Ironing can be one of the best ways to make your outfit appear polished and put together. However, pressing certain items of clothing can often be tricky to figure out and may seem like a daunting task. The following tips will help you learn how to iron suits, jackets, pants, skirts and more so that you’ll no longer have to worry about looking sloppy or unprofessional. Set Up [...]

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Learn the Fundamentals of Dry Cleaning

Learn the Fundamentals of Dry Cleaning

Learn the Fundamentals of Dry Cleaning While you’ve probably heard of dry cleaning, what you might not be so clear on are the finer points of dry cleaning. Stitch It is here to provide you with a crash course on the basics of dry cleaning laundry services. Learn a new way to keep some of your most prized clothing items looking brand new no matter how many times you wear them. What Is Dry Cleaning? Putting it simply, dry cleaning is a way to clean clothes without using water like you would in a r [...]

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what to wear for a job interview

Dressing the Part: What to Wear for a Job Interview

Dressing the Part: What to Wear for a Job Interview You only have one chance to make a first impression with a potential employer. It is vital your resume looks professional, and you know how to give a firm handshake. You should also not be afraid to show off those pearly whites. However, you also want to pay careful attention to the type of clothes you wear. You need to dress to impress, and that means looking professional, sharp and on-point. Here are some good pointers for what to wear for a [...]

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Why Clothing Fits Celebrities and Not You

Why Clothing Fits Celebrities and Not You

Why Clothing Fits Celebrities and Not You Even if you don’t want to look exactly like one of your favorite celebrities, there might be an article of clothing you’ve seen one of them wear and would like to add to your own wardrobe. You find out where the dress or suit is sold and buy one for yourself only to try it on and look back at an unflattering reflection; the garment looks nothing like it did on the celebrity. What gives? The simple answer is: suit/dress alterations. One Minor Change for a [...]

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Power Outfits: Why You Should Be Altering Your Clothing

Power Outfits: Why You Should Be Altering Your Clothing

Power Outfits: Why You Should Be Altering Your Clothing If you have ever watched an awards show or seen a picture of a celebrity out in Los Angeles or New York City, you've probably wondered how they look amazing in literally every outfit. Sure, good genes, a lot of money and a personal trainer probably help, but the truth is that celebrities know the importance of suit alterations tailoring. A suit, dress or even a pair of jeans tailored specifically to your body will look much more powerful th [...]

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Choosing the Right Dress for Your Body Type

Choosing the Right Dress for Your Body Type

Choosing the Right Dress for Your Body Type No two bodies are the same. We come in all different shapes, sizes and dimensions. One thing is certain, when you look well-dressed, you feel more confident. To achieve a good fit with your clothes, you not only have to look at your body type, but then have the dress tailored for the best look. Let’s talk about some of the ways that choosing the right dress for your body type can make you feel amazing. No matter what your body shape is, you can feel go [...]

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