Monthly Archives: August 2013

Altering and Appointments

Last time we saw some peplum ideas and fitting and since the pattern gave us 2-3 versions let’s see what they are. Granted this was voted the best pattern of 2012 by patternreview.com but not many women mentioned the fact … Continue reading

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Phonecalls and Peplums

Saturday morning….9 a.m. and the phone rings: Caller: I have called every seamstress in the area this morning and no one answers their phone. I am a stewardess and I have a skirt that needs altering. I am going through … Continue reading

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3 Collars and 2 Brides

Some of you have been waiting for the finished “Girl Friday” blouse with the 3 collars from Decades of Style. So how about some photos up close? The directions were basic with basic drawings and things were stated to finish … Continue reading

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Progress

Those of you who have been wondering about the Decades of Style pattern “Girl Friday” with the triple collar can see the first fitting with the addition of length in the sleeves. My client asked for 4 inches to be … Continue reading

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Blue and Orange – Complimetary Colors?

Let’s escape the world of ivory satin for a moment and add some color. Those of you who know the color wheel remember that blue and orange are complimentary colors but I have a few examples of what not to … Continue reading

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