Monthly Archives: June 2010

Weathergirl Barbie

Next week my new male client has an appointment to plan his garments but in the meantime I want to share another bride story. Last year a 20 something bride called to make an appointment to have her dress hemmed. … Continue reading

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From Bridal to Battle fatigue

Recently a retired neighbor of mine asked if he could bring over a pair of pants to see if I could repair them. He said they had a few holes and he just wanted them patched and didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Making a man happy

After lots of innovation and messing around with old parts and new parts and wool bindings this project is coming to an end. Here is the photo of the back with the wool section of the belt that matches the … Continue reading

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Seamstresses should get hazard pay

Before we resume with the wool robe I thought you might get a kick out of this little story of a new client. She called to make an appointment and to ask if I had any animals as she was … Continue reading

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More parts

Let’s return to the robe construction, shall we? Now I know some of you don’t sew but maybe you can get a kick out of the old plaid pieces of this old robe and understand what goes into a modern … Continue reading

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It must be fun to be a seamstress

Yes, this is what my clients ask me all the time…it is fun most of the time making fitting alterations and making women beautiful in their clothes but there are some days when it isn’t. I was going to continue … Continue reading

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Puzzle pieces

Well have you seen all the blankets ? It seems that the one he chose has been discontinued so I will include some photos of the construction for you before the final big reveal. The main challenge was using the … Continue reading

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