Monthly Archives: October 2010

Let’s Recycle Again!

Do you have a favorite T-shirt that you cannot throw away? Well one of my clients wanted to have her daughter’s favorite T-shirt made into some sort of bag and left it with me to work some magic. I looked … Continue reading

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Still into recycling

Yesterday the owner of the 1970’s maxi coat came and was very overwhelmed with the final result with new lining and top stitching, hemming etc. It makes a seamstress so darn happy to see a customer’s eyes light up and … Continue reading

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Saving the Earth…one bag at a time

This week I had a client who wanted me to repair a reusable grocery bag. You know the type we are all using now instead of plastic or paper. Who knows where these ubiquitous bags are being made but let’s … Continue reading

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1970 Revisted

Are you old enough to remember the Maxi coat from the 70’s? Well one surfaced this week and was begging for a new lining. Before I threw the old lining away I just had to take a few photos to … Continue reading

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Third degree update

Hello again loyal readers! If you have not read the most recent post below, please do so before this one to get some funny background to the story. Just after posting my story below the phone rang and guess who … Continue reading

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The Third Degree

This week I got a phone call from a woman who had bought some Italian wool fabric from a small independent fabric store in a nearby town. They gave her my business card when she asked for a seamstress. She … Continue reading

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Always Laughing

This week dear friends I have 2 more examples of craziness for you. Do you remember the man who gave me his camo hunting pants to repair after he tried to fix them with super glue? Well this week he … Continue reading

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A Little Reward

Well friends, it has been a long hard week with getting gowns steamed and hems up and bustles bustled up…..and one week to go until the famous date for weddings of 10-10-10!. One great thing that happened this week was … Continue reading

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