More Clothing Care

5 Alterations You Didn’t Know Your Tailor Could Do

You’ve probably made a few trips to a tailor in your life to take in (or let out) a dress or to shorten a pair of pants. (And if you’re petite, this errand is probably one with which you’re extremely familiar.) But these skilled artisans can do so much more than just hike up a hem.

Your Pressing Laundry Questions, Answered

The experts tackle your baffling laundry scenarios.

How to Sew a Button on a Coat or Jacket

Heavier fabric calls for a heavy-duty stitching technique.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt

Three steps and a few minutes are all you need to repair a shirt or other garment in a lightweight fabric.

9 Smart Sewing Tips

Tackling a repair project? Start here.

6 Sewing How-Tos

Sewing is more than a needle pulling thread.

5 Essential Items for Your Holiday Purse

Instead of wishing you could beam yourself back home for a quick fix, toss these tiny lifesavers into your evening bag.

13 Sewing-Related New Uses

Think sew is only about a “needle pulling thread”? See these clever uses.