Author Archives: mrsmole

I’ve Got Wings

Is this what a modern bride wants to wear walking down the aisle? The skirt is Willowby Annalise I wish I was as clever as my friend Anne of https://prttynpnk.com/ who does such funny stories about models on the runway! … Continue reading

Posted in challenges | Tagged , , | 29 Comments

Lace, Hems and Straps

This Wtoo Pippin dress is dramatic and very long. We have seen this dress before and know what has to be done to shorten it. Even this tall model needs her dress shortened in front! Besides needing to be shortened … Continue reading

Posted in challenges | Tagged , , , , | 29 Comments

Ordering a Gown on Etsy?

How does one decide who should make her gown? Send your measurements into someone you have never met or heard of who has an Etsy page? I find that so scary and who decides what her/his qualifications are? You can’t … Continue reading

Posted in challenges | Tagged , , | 29 Comments

Ruffles, Bows and Tomatoes

What do these two have in common? Willowby Sookie by Watters Wtoo Effie How about combining them? Yes, you can put that huge fluffy skirt over an existing dress for maximum drama walking down the aisle! Let’s compare the model’s … Continue reading

Posted in challenges | Tagged , , , , | 26 Comments

Sheers and Souls and Smoke

Remember the grey sheer dress? It’s back but this time in ivory…more bride-like. Remember those huge flowers?           This bride did not want a bustle so the train will be dragged around to show off those … Continue reading

Posted in challenges | Tagged , , , | 39 Comments

A Little Help with the Zipper

The phone rings…the bride says, “We have a little problem getting the flower girl’s zipper up” and since “you are working on my dress, I figure you can make this work too”. How tough can it be? The bride mentions … Continue reading

Posted in challenges | Tagged | 93 Comments

Make Me a Diva!

Here is a dress bought online costing $120 from Mingda Dress. The bride told me that her groom wanted her to look like a cross between Jennifer Lopez and Beyonce…more like this model’s photo: He wants big boobs on show … Continue reading

Posted in challenges | Tagged , , , | 31 Comments