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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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Benefits of Professional Dry Cleaning

Benefits of Professional Dry Cleaning

Benefits of Professional Dry Cleaning While washers have become more advanced and energy efficient than ever, there are still some clothing items and tasks that are best left to dry cleaning professionals. Take a close and careful look at your clothes to see which are safe for your washer and which should be cared for by a professional dry cleaning service. At Stitch It, we’d like to share several reasons you should look into professional dry cleaning. Deep Cleaning While water is great for blas [...]

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Pregnancy Clothing Alterations

5 Tips for Wearing Your Current Wardrobe During Pregnancy

5 Tips for Wearing Your Current Wardrobe During Pregnancy As your pregnancy progresses and your bump starts to grow, you may notice that finding clothes in your closet that both fit and are flattering becomes much more complicated. It may be that your pants won’t zip up anymore or your tops just don’t look right. You may feel like you need to spend hundreds of dollars on a whole new wardrobe that you’ll only be able to wear for a few months. However, with a little bit of creative thinking and on [...]

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tailoring school uniforms

5 Reasons for Tailoring School Uniforms

5 Reasons for Tailoring School Uniforms When your child needs to wear a uniform to school, you want to make sure it fits perfectly. The last thing you want is for your child to feel self-conscious because something is a little too long or short. Unfortunately, many parents end up spending a ton of money on uniforms because kids grow at a rapid pace throughout middle school, so a uniform may no longer fit after the summer break. Luckily, Stitch It offers uniform alterations, and here are 5 reason [...]

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reasons to alter your suit

Reasons to Alter your Suit

Reasons to Alter your Suit Putting on a great suit is transformative. Your shoulders are broadened; your lines, longer and leaner; your waist, that much trimmer. You look great, you feel great. That is, assuming you got the right suit and had it properly tailored. As any man who's spent an evening in a boxy rental knows, there are very few things as good as a great suit. There are—in the sartorial sense at least—fewer things worse than a bad one. Since even a modestly priced off-the-rack number [...]

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How to Take the Best Body Measurements

How to Take the Best Body Measurements

How to Take the Best Body Measurements Our body shapes are incredibly fluid, depending whether you are trying to get fit, gain muscle mass or, for women, have just had a baby. No matter what your reason for keeping tabs on your size, taking the best body measurements is a great way to track progress toward your fitness goals. Or perhaps you are getting a custom piece of clothing made and want to ensure it fits properly when it is completely constructed. Accurate body dimensions are vital to give [...]

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How to Choose the Right Skirt Length

How to Choose the Right Skirt Length

How to Choose the Right Skirt Length Wearing the right skirt length for your body type can do a lot to flatter your figure. When it comes to skirts, you generally want the hem to hit the slimmest part of your legs. For most people, the knees and ankles work best, but other figures can pull off midi and mini skirts. If you are not sure which skirt to wear, you are in luck. Here are the best tips for finding a skirt length that flatters you. Maxi Skirts Starting with the longest skirt, the maxi, t [...]

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8 Ways to Choose Your Prom Dress

8 Ways to Choose Your Prom Dress

8 Ways to Choose Your Prom Dress Prom's a night where you can dress like a princess and show off your glamorous side. That's why it's important to have a plan for finding a prom dress that best flatters your face, figure and style. Here are eight ways to choose your prom dress and be ready for that final decision. Think About Dress Types It is never too early to look at dresses for prom. In fact, you should be ready to make your purchase four or six weeks in advance. When thinking about the dres [...]

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How to open Blazer vents

How to Open Blazer Vents

How to Open Blazer Vents If you thought those tiny stitches on the back of your blazer or skirt were decoration, guess again. They are meant to be removed so your clothing fits better. Maybe you have never removed those little stitches before and wonder how to open blazer vents. Here is a look at how to do it, and some information about why vents even exist and why they're shipped sewn shut. How do I tell if a vent should be opened? In a few rare cases, a vent is not meant to be opened. However, [...]

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Finding the best garments to tailor

New Life in Old Favorites: Garments to Tailor

New Life in Old Favorites: Garments to Tailor Whether you are on a budget or just being socially conscious, taking something you already love and turning it into something new is a great way to spice up your wardrobe. If you have trouble throwing things out but also need something new to wear this season, take a critical eye over things you aren't wearing anymore to see if they can be transformed. There are four simple questions you should ask yourself to identify the best garments to tailor. Is [...]

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