Monthly Archives: June 2011

7 is the lucky number

It’s Thursday afternoon and I get a desperate call from a bride’s mother. She has just received her order of groomsmen shirts from JC Penney and guess what….you know the drill….they are all too large and the wedding is on … Continue reading

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Tale of 2 Jackets

Well this week starts out with the usual wedding garments but I have 2 very different ones to share. The first one is one I have made before using the exact material featured on the envelope. Amy Butler sells her … Continue reading

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Proto-type?

Every couple of years a woman or group of women put their heads together and come up with a plan to make lots of money manufacturing something that they imagine EVERYONE wants to buy. A year or so ago it … Continue reading

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Great Expectations – part two

Have you ever tried to stop a runaway train with a feather? Well yesterday this happened to me. Normally when a new client calls and tells me that she has fabric and a pattern I make an appointment for a … Continue reading

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Great Expectations without Dickens

It was Wednesday yesterday and 2 days before an important weekend event – Graduation and probably a wedding, after all it IS June. The phone never seemed to stop ringing with special requests and I thought you might like to … Continue reading

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Bridal Party Male

Like most mornings after sewing until 11 pm the night before and then getting up at 3 am to sew for another 2 hours before catching a nap from 5am to 8 am my vision is not always clear when … Continue reading

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