Monthly Archives: October 2011

Purple Problem

In the last post I introduced you to the mother’s skirt and today it is time to reveal the daughter’s dress. To start with, like the mother, the girl was measured after she tried on a sample dress in the … Continue reading

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From Cambodia with Love?

Last Thursday I got a call from a mother who wanted to “chat” with me about her daughter’s dress and her own skirt. It seems that they were in need of a little adjusting before the formal destination wedding in … Continue reading

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Mother Hubbard?

Have you ever thought about where the term Mother Hubbard dress comes from? What about the Hawaiian term MuuMuu, the dress that covers a multitude of sins? Well this week I was asked to copy a well worn Muumuu for … Continue reading

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Hems Up, Hems Down

Most of the time, OK 99.9 % of the time hems are shortened but once in a great while a client brings in one to drop down and lengthen. Not too much of a problem unless there is not enough … Continue reading

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Days with No Name

Last weekend I was whisked away to a seaside village by my husband who knew I had not had a day off since February. He thought feeling wind blow through my ears might just perk me up. My first thought … Continue reading

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