November 5, 2019

Have you ever wondered why some pants are cuffed and some aren't? Has it led you to question whether there is even a function of cuffs on a trouser? Sometimes you have those deep, persistent questions in the middle of the night, or just randomly, and you feel like you...

October 8, 2019

Most people learn to sew using woven fabrics, and knits can present challenges to a beginner. We offer classes on sewing with knits through our University of Sewing. 

To understand why knits can be more difficult to sew than woven, it's important to first understand the...

September 17, 2019

Have you ever thought about learning how to sew? Maybe you don't know where to start or you're not even sure what you want to sew. Or maybe you have a pretty good idea of the skills you want to learn. In any case, The University of Sewing at The Tailored Fit can help. 

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August 13, 2019

Make Do and Mend is a movement that has its roots in WWI, when fast fashion didn't exist and folks had to make do with what few clothes they had and mend them instead of discarding before finally adding them to the scrap pile. The movement really took off during WWII a...

July 23, 2019

Ironing and pressing sound like the same action, but did you know they're completely different techniques? Maybe you didn't know or didn't care, but let's talk about the differences and how you can benefit from this TIL (that stands for "today I learned"). 

The dif...

June 4, 2019

The Tailored Fit is a dealer of Bernina sewing machines, in case you haven't already heard! Not only are we an authorized retailer, we actually teach you how to use your machine. 

 Stop by the shop today to learn more about our Bernina machines and classes we offer thro...

April 2, 2019

What's new at the University of Sewing? All kinds of things! We have lots of fun classes scheduled and would love for you to join us. 

Button up Shirt 
Instructor Alice Lorenzen

Tuesday evenings 5:30 - 7:30 pm.
April  9th and 16th
or 
Wednesday evenings 5:30-7:30...

March 12, 2019

Love is in the air, and wedding bells will soon be ringing. The Tailored Fit is ready to assist with all your bridal attire needs. We are a full-service alterations shop with decades of collective experience in bridal wear. 

The Tailored Fit offers alterations, custom s...

February 5, 2019

In recent years there has been debate over a certain political figure’s tie length. Today let’s discuss what’s appropriate for the length of a tie, in an effort to provide guidelines to those who have been grappling with this burning question. 

According to one source,...

January 15, 2019

Ladies, let's talk about foundation garments.  

By now we’re all aware that buying off-the-rack is convenient but not without its share of fit issues that need to be tweaked by a professional tailor. But something else can affect fit just as much as properly tailor...

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