Monthly Archives: November 2010

Fairy Princess Makeover

Recently I was given a project by a friend of mine who runs a vintage boutique. She had a client who needed a whimsical outfit for a charity ball event the first week of December. She started with a basic … Continue reading

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Stuck in the 90’s?

Recently I ran into a little problem with repairing a project for a client and after consulting an expert on many sewing matters who teaches at a famous NY institution my mission was to find a special item that is … Continue reading

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Let the Fur Fly

Just when you think things may go smoothly this week you get another challenge. About a month ago around homecoming time at the local high school I got a call from a girl and her mother about a repair job. … Continue reading

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New Pants, Old Pants

Well after a very long weekend of hemming pants and linings I look forward to a switching gears a little to making custom pants for 2 clients. Both have figure problems challenges and for different reasons. Women come in so … Continue reading

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36 Hems and counting

Guess what showed up this week so far for alterations? Yes, 36 pair of pants, mostly new, some pre-shrunk but one pair just stopped me in my tracks! It was new client who brought these in and she has been … Continue reading

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