Author Archives: mrsmole

Vacation Over

I have squirreled myself away for the month to re-charge and make a few things before the onslaught of brides for the 2016 season. You have asked to see photo of my projects…none are earth shaking or trendy or artistic, … Continue reading

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My Habit Knitwear

Have you ever bought anything online and it arrived looking better than you imagined or worse? Recently I ordered a tunic from a website called MyHabit.com. Here are the tiny photos of the model wearing the tunic: Even though it … Continue reading

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Vacation Home Rental

For the past 4 years we have escaped our home-based businesses and headed for a desert hideaway to re-charge. We have rented through a company called VRBO or Vacation Rentals by Owner. There are lots of photos and grand descriptions … Continue reading

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Trainwreck to Wearable

Some days I feel like Rod Serling of the Twilight Zone series back in the 1960’s where he opens each program with the statement, “Imagine, if you will…” So, imagine if you will, a wedding dress created by a seamstress … Continue reading

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End of Year Push

Holiday times and I was given a red sleeveless brocade lined dress, like a MOB dress, that had to have the shoulders shortened by 2 inches each…the woman did not bother to buy the petite version which would have fit … Continue reading

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T-Shirt Perfection

Like you, if I am going to spend time cutting out and sewing a T-shirt, I want it to fit at least as well as, if not better than RTW. You know after visiting numerous blogs with the proud sewers … Continue reading

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Simple Dresses for Hawaii

When you mention simple wedding gown…what comes to mind? How about an unlikely place as the Sundance Catalog? This Sundance ivory dress is so light weight and comes with a silk bias slip and only needs the side seam taken … Continue reading

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