Author Archives: mrsmole

Tiers Not Tears

Can you picture this Allure dress worn with a 12 foot long veil edged in lace? Can you picture it bustled? Now can you picture it being worn on a short girl and not a 6 foot tall model? Here … Continue reading

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Crying Thighs

This gorgeous beaded dress is stunning…if only it fit! It has the most unusual train…uneven layers of tulle and organza. My first thought was – what would the bustle look like? But let’s not go there just yet… What bridal … Continue reading

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Ten to Zero

Weddings involve lots of forward planning so most brides think about the dress first…but not all of them. Six weeks before the event this bride decided it was time to start the search for her “dream dress”. She went to … Continue reading

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A Very Long Tail

I knew I was in trouble when the new bride sent me these photos from the website: Here is the list of what had to be done to make this dress fit BEFORE we even tackle that bustle: Add bust … Continue reading

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Keeping the Bunnies in the Hutch

Some brides just expect that the dress will do more than it can possibly do. The only thing holding this dress together is this strap with 3 small hooks and eyes with a small one inch under-flap. Again like with … Continue reading

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Bride and Baby

What happens when you plan your dream wedding and buy a tight mermaid dress and discover you are pregnant? This bride went right out and bought herself a more appropriate dress to cover the expanding body. OK, you are all … Continue reading

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Roses and Lace

Have you ever worked on a $2000 dress? Me either…until now. Catherine Deane makes such dreamy dresses and this one is covered in handmade roses: Even the back dips very low with roses: Yes, every one of those “dots” on … Continue reading

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