Monthly Archives: January 2018

Adding Support

This Casablanca dress didn’t need too many alterations except to add straps and more support. See the under-bust crease wrinkle? I like to cross the straps in back for real stability and this way they will never slip down. The … Continue reading

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Shiny Objects

What might be coming up for the 2018 season? Here is a sneak peek at one challenge: Yes, this is from the late 1980’s and yes, that is staining all down the front of the dress. It came in a … Continue reading

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Who Remembers 1978?

I don’t know about the rest of you, but that year brought me my 3rd child in 3 years with the 4th and final one arriving by 1980. Daily life was a blur of diapers before disposables and making baby … Continue reading

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Sample Dress Labor

This dress is Mon Cheri Enchanting. It was bought at a new local salon with no tags whatsoever inside which is bizarre! There were no labels as to fabric content or size or country of origin…all removed for some reason. … Continue reading

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