Monthly Archives: April 2011

Prom Week(s)

We are in to our third week of proms in the valley and I thought I would share an unusual one. First we have a perfectly nice lined lace dress with a center back zipper, heavy duty metal but still … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek

In the last post I showed you all the small problem with the silk prom dress and the possible/conjured upĀ  solution. Well some days you just have to jump right in and as Tim Gunn on Project Runway says “Make … Continue reading

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A Week to Tweek

Proms are being held this weekend all over the region and I have been doing my fair share of hemming and snugging up side seams but today a new client brought in this silk gown by BCBG at Nordstrom’s. It … Continue reading

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Rain Rain Go Away!

The day has come to send the raincoat off with it’s new owner. In this post I showed it in progress without the hood and pockets but now it is done and ready to go. Those custom pockets were inspired/copied … Continue reading

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I Want To Scream!

Not many men come to my sewing room but when they do they are usually in trouble or have gained weight or both. My new client needed his suit jacket let out 2 inches along with his suit pants about … Continue reading

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Gone for 3 days

Well last week I was invited to my brother’s wedding about 250 miles south of my sewing room. Before I left on Wednesday I left a message on my answerphone and thought everything would be OK until I returned. The … Continue reading

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