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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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Princess and her sparkly Prom dress

Last week I mentioned this project and thought you would enjoy me sharing what I found inside the recent Prom outfit. First thing out of the mother’s mouth was, “The day my daughter was born I knew she would be … Continue reading

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Nancy’s Jacket and New Job offer

For those of you who wanted to see more of Nancy’s floral jacket…here we go! It was made from my blouse pattern a couple posts back…the camo looking one. I made Nancy try it on and she decided to try … Continue reading

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A Little Stress, A Little Hem

Those of you who know me or write to me regularly know me to be a calm, patient and very non-confrontational introvert who just wants to help clients look good but this week someone changed all that. It started with … Continue reading

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Prom Problems

Being a seamstress you have to walk the fine line between moms and daughters and some sense of decency. Really? Or do you just throw in the towel and put your hands up and cry “Uncle”/ just give in? Last … Continue reading

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