Author Archives: mrsmole

Lots to Reveal

This Madison James dress found its way to my sewing room in March. It then spent the entire summer with me until the Fall wedding as the bride lives out of state and could only come back for 2 fittings in … Continue reading

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With a Little Help from my Friend (Mary)

Remember the bride who is being encouraged/pushed into wearing her soon-to-be Mother in law’s dress from the 80’s? Well, here is where we left off last time. All the lace and sequins and pearls have been removed and saved (by … Continue reading

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The Longest Wait

Most brides that come through my door are quite lively. Most brides are so excited at the prospect of starting their lives with a loving partner. This season, I encountered the liveliest of all and for a different reason…she had … Continue reading

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Custom Corset Lacing

Remember this dress? It has made an appearance before and as I recall that it had a nasty little velvet belt that neither bride was too excited about. Wtoo Della Here we have the bride with different beaded straps seeing … Continue reading

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Double Trouble

Very rarely do I ever get the same dress twice in a season but this year it has happened again after the last 2 sheer dresses. This time it is strapless lace Wtoo Preston.    Let’s see what both of … Continue reading

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Twelve Months of Anticipation

Wtoo Lapis on the model in the video looks perfect, no wrinkles or drag lines or puckers. Some brides are so excited about their wedding that they insist that they make an appointment almost a year in advance just to … Continue reading

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Beauty in All Sizes

Not all brides are a size 2 trying to be a size 0 by starving themselves. Not all size 12 brides tell me that they are dieting like mad to be a size 8. When other brides ask me if … Continue reading

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