Monthly Archives: May 2015

Make My Dream Dress

Can one turn a $299 David’s Bridal gown into a $5,400 Monique Lhuillier designer gown with a keyhole back and cap sleeves? Here is what the bride started with, flat lace and 1/2 inch wide lace edging: and here is … Continue reading

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4 Photographing Friends

Some brides bring their mothers, some brides bring their bridesmaids, but I never have had them bring their neighborhood. At the end of a long day of pinning and assuring new brides that their dress choice was good and the … Continue reading

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Swapping Scary Stories

Having a sewing blog enables you to connect with the nicest people who don’t have time to blog because they sew full-time for others. For the past year, I have been sharing stories with an East Coast Sewing Sister named … Continue reading

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Wedding Planning

It goes like this: 6 months before the wedding: get engaged, get engagement ring, tell all your friends, pick a date, pick a location, celebrate!!! 5 months before the wedding: Plan an extravagant wedding in Las Vegas, invite all your … Continue reading

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Bride includes the Groom

For the first time ever, I had a bride include the groom in her preparations! It seems he likes to dress up and wear pocket squares for an accent of color so she asked me if I would make some … Continue reading

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