Monthly Archives: September 2011

A Mixed Bag

This week was a round-up of the odd requests that meander through the regular collections of pants and jackets and brides. You remember the jacket from last week and the replacement zipper? Well when the man came to get his … Continue reading

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Disgusted!

Some days I just get frustrated/totally pissed off with my clients who think they will save money by going to their local dry cleaner to hem pants. OK, maybe, and that is a huge maybe, they will save $1.50 per … Continue reading

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From Panties to Parkas

As the bridal season winds down an unusual array of things find their way to my front door. This week it was a woman’s blouse that had the added feature of elastic panties attached with the dreaded “snap crotch”. Oh … Continue reading

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Who Remembers 1987?

Do you remember wearing floral prints as a child or did you make floral dresses for yourself and your daughters back then? For some reason we could not get enough of florals …they were everywhere and we even decoupaged/glued then … Continue reading

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Blue Boo-Hoo

Another non-sewing client found me through a friend and brought along this Simplicity pattern. OK, so of all these garments in the envelope all she wants is the jacket. The jacket will be worn over a solid blue dress for … Continue reading

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