At Williamsburg Garment Co.,  we know that navigating the many facets of denim can be daunting. This is why we have compiled a list of commonly asked questions from the value and versatility of Williamsburg jeans, to the extensive aspects of denim itself. Click on the questions below to learn in-depth about raw and selvedge denim, the proper ways to care for jeans, as well as purchasing tips.
What is jeans hemming?
What is jeans hemming professionally explained
"Original Hem" alterations explained
Close-up of original hem alteration on a pair of blue jeans
Learn how we perform denim alterations and how to best take your own measurements to improve your ordering process.
How to taper jeans & pants explained by Maurice Malone with video
Learn how to best take measurements for chainstitch hemming & how tapering improves shape
How to order denim alterations online
Denim alterations prices / cost & services
How to measure jeans?
Learn how to measure jeans inseam and leg opening for alterations
Can you fix other tailors mistakes?
Fixing tailor mistakes like tapering selvedge at the outseams, a true no, no!

 Denim Care

Frequently asked questions about raw denim care

Custom Made Jeans

Salmon red size 44 custom made raw denim jeans



Frequently asked questions about raw denim stretching & shrinkage



Do we repair jeans with crotch blowouts? The answer is YES! See the link below to learn more about our service and review photos of our past works.

FAQ about denim repairs of crotch blowouts.




Read more about selvedge under our new Raw Denim menu.

American made raw selvedge jeans by Williamsburg Garment Co.



 How much do raw denim jeans shrink?

Frequently asked questions about raw denim shrinkage