Monthly Archives: October 2016


Mothers of the Bride/Groom have it rough in our little valley when looking for dresses to fit and flatter. One mother had a headstrong/controlling daughter/bride who planned a 3 day event/wedding. She told her mother to buy this dress to … Continue reading

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High Flyers

This time of the year we have a wall of orange berries on our Pyracantha bushes. This time of the year, and no other, we have hoards of marauding birds called cedar waxwings who devour these berries. So you may … Continue reading

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Mama in Charge

Do you remember a couple weeks ago I mentioned a very controlling mother that removed all my pins and proceeded to re-pin the daughter’s dress? Well, let’s start here…the phone call. The mother calls to tell me that she has … Continue reading

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Too Much Tulle

This dress looks so simple from the front doesn’t it? But are no side seams in the lace as the scalloped design is placed over the satin under-dress to form a continuous pattern all around. This will become the main … Continue reading

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