Monthly Archives: December 2014

Flip, Chip and Tips

One of my last brides of the season picked up her dress at 10:30 Saturday morning for her 3 pm wedding. She was cutting it close but I had enjoyed working on her dress and her goofy personality. As she, … Continue reading

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1974 Revisited

Hands up…who remembers Gunne Sax by Jessica…the long flowing lace embellished voile prairie dresses that were everywhere hippies gathered? So, just when I think the bridal season is coming to a close…in walks a treasure. A wedding dress that now … Continue reading

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Too Tall and Too Tight

A bride came in with a dress she ordered from NY from David’s Bridal without trying it on. Vera Wang produced this little honey complete with her signature over-sized organza roses. Like so many brides, the first time they see … Continue reading

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Sew Bad Saturday #5

This Saturday we have the amazing Amanda from She has completed the Andy Coat pattern from and had less than wonderful results despite her alterations and planning. Please read though her experiences and leave comments and suggestions for … Continue reading

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Pimping for Patterns/Fabric/Books

There is a growing trend among sewing bloggers and it is not as sweet as it seems. First, there is the free pattern scheme for “testers”. You are given an envelope with a dubious pattern made by either a company … Continue reading

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