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SEW BAD Saturday #2

We have our second entry from Wadderland! Tia Dia has posted on her own blog MezzoCouture about this dress but she thought it would help others to see it here too. Why did you pick this pattern? In all truthfulness, … Continue reading

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Where are the Easy Jobs?

Probably most folks don’t even think about the level of difficulty involved with their garment when they drop it off at the local seamstress. She nods and says it will be ready on a certain day and they leave happy. … Continue reading

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Sleeve Cap Flap

This week, I have just about lost my mind about bad/skimpy sleeve caps. There was a challenge on the FabricMart blog for a simple t-shirt pattern to be manipulated into something quite unique by well-known sewers. Normally, I enjoy these … Continue reading

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Brides Gone Bad

Maybe it was the fact that they were both second time brides, maybe it was because they were both in their mid-forties, but both were infatuated….head-over-heels in love….with idea of being a bride/themselves. Both brought their best/long suffering faithful friends … Continue reading

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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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