Monthly Archives: May 2016

Mom with a Camera

Not many brides show up with their mothers but when they do, they ask mom to take their photo with their phone to record the fitting experience. They both giggle and have a good time snapping candid shots and most … Continue reading

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Well Fitted Gown…almost!

Here is a classic wedding gown from Casablanca. So, it makes a seamstress wonder why a dart has to be added to eliminate the excess fabric here: The bride has plenty of her own breasts and we added push up … Continue reading

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A Little Chiffon…Thanks Zandra!

Do you remember seeing the Zandra Rhodes Vogue 1491 pattern? Nancy fell in love with this look and asked if it would work with some of the fabrics we bought in Portland last November. There was a chiffon in her … Continue reading

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Baggy Bridesmaid

Normally I don’t have time to squeeze in bridesmaids dresses but a woman called and said that I had helped her with a dress 8 years ago, kept my name and phone number on a scrap of paper in her … Continue reading

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