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How to Alter Pants to Make Them Smaller in the Seat

by Rachel Miller
Altering your own clothing is a great way to give your favorite pieces a new lease on life and save money in the process. Pants are a basic necessity of both the male and female wardrobe, useful for casual and formal occasions and the comfort of the wearer. If your pants are hanging off you in the s...

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  • Julieta Reyes Flores

    Pretty sure they don't have this example for men, just a sign to state the obvious "men at work". LoL