• Alterations in a Downturned Economy
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    Alterations in a Downturned Economy

    As more and more businesses downsize and disappear altogether, I feel fortunate that I chose a career that is virtually recession-proof. Sure, I’m not doing as many creative custom projects. Brides can get really cheap dresses on-line these days. And so can bridesmaids, mothers-of-the-brides-and-grooms, and so on. In a not-so-good economic climate, more people buy cheap clothes but that usually means more alterations are needed.  One of the ways to cut the cost of manyfacturing clothing is not using fit models. Pattern software with…