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Reached My Limit

After blogging about brides for almost 9 years, I thought it was time for a small bitch-fest. Besides brides and mothers-of-the bride and grandmothers and bridesmaids who visit the sewing room, this year almost half of my brides have managed … Continue reading

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Makes Me Shiver!

How about a Winter wedding dress? This model has the right idea…a woolly hat and a fleece jacket. Notice how the tiny triangles at the bust points are flat and cover her modesty/nipples pretty well while the rest of the … Continue reading

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Christmas Bride

This lovely Wtoo Carrion dress fits like a glove: Lucky for me the alterations are not too complicated. Take in the hips and shorten the hem:                             … Continue reading

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An Ocean Wedding

When I get a call from a bride who says, “I can’t make up my mind to choose one of 3 wedding dresses I have ordered”…I just shake my head. Instead of going to a bricks and mortar store/salon brides … Continue reading

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Selection by Posse’ Part 2

As promised…once the skirt has been raised up, let’s tackle that zipper complex. Check out how many stitching lines have to be removed to re-position the zipper!!! I can see 6 but there are more hidden under the final edge … Continue reading

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Selection By Posse’ Part One

   This sequined dress from BCBG will be a real challenge! The bride said that she took her whole family to the salon to select a dress and this is what THEY came up with. Selection by committee convinced her … Continue reading

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Vintage Look

Now here is a treat for all of you who are tired of strapless revealing dresses! I didn’t even know that the salon carried something so timeless and modest and feminine as Wtoo Kensington : On the model, it is … Continue reading

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