Author Archives: mrsmole

3 Dresses

The phone call went like this: “I found your name on the internet, I have a ball gown arriving in the mail tomorrow, I have done extensive research and you are who I want to hem my dress”. She also … Continue reading

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Adding a Little Something

Another one of my three emergency November brides that was never booked ahead bought her dress at David’s for $99. I was given 2 weeks to make some magic happen. The dress needed to be “temple ready” meaning long sleeves … Continue reading

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Life Happens

When one seamstress friend is ill in town, we ask another to help out. A friend that has her own shop called to say I would be hearing from a bride as she could not work due to an upcoming … Continue reading

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60 Years in the Back of the Closet

The phone call went like this:  “Another seamstress in town told me you were the only one to call to deal with this.” Intriguing? Possible blog post? You bet! It seems this girl is getting married and her grandfather says … Continue reading

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Butchered Bridal Gown

Just when things were going along smoothly for the Fall season, I got a phone call from a frantic mother. Her daughter’s dress is being held hostage at another sewing center and the seamstress there is not co-operating with them … Continue reading

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Indecision

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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