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Fool’s Gold

It seems as though this has been the year of the lace wedding gown and I have been sharing week after week how the lace is cut and moved up to shorten the hem. Well, a bride brought in a … Continue reading

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Your Job is So Easy

I love my job, sewing is my passion, but there is a down side to such devotion. So what happens when the mother of a bride tells me that my life and job are so easy? She says my job … Continue reading

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Do You Ott?

Ripping open white dress seams and basting white dress hems can take a toll on your eyesight unless you have an Ottlite. I have two lamps, one clamp-on one over my sewing machine and one clip-on one at the edge … Continue reading

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Don’t bring anyone to your fitting

Brides need an audience. If they don’t have an entourage like you see on TV shows like “Say Yes to the Dress” where 6-8 reluctant people/hostages recline on couches and wait for the bride to appear with yet another high … Continue reading

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Dodging a bullet…again

An email came in from a man about his wife and her need for a seamstress and a silk suit: Love your website! We are based up North but spending a few weeks in your town. There’s an upcoming wedding … Continue reading

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Did you lose something?

The quickest way to piss off a bride if you are one of her many bridesmaids is to lose weight. Once the dresses are ordered and paid for it seems as though it is just the perfect time to sabotage … Continue reading

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Missing Modesty

This week we continue with the tail end of Prom season and a brain teaser. This first dress came from China, no surprise, for $165, with a curly fishing line hem and gaping back neckline and drooping down from hem … Continue reading

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