Monthly Archives: July 2014

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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No Time to Waist

Last week I said I would share some waist alterations… so let’s go! In a past post I have altered winter pants by moving zippers and letting out pleats, re-used fly guards and doing odd things to enlarge the waist … 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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