Author Archives: mrsmole

It’s All About the Back

Sometimes, I get a request for a special alteration from a former client to see if I can squeeze in one more for the month. This spectacular dress is from the brand Sincerity Bridal. While the front view looks pretty … Continue reading

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Can You Help My Daughter?

Dear Readers, My youngest daughter is flying from Washington, DC to the UK for a wedding and she bought an expensive lovely maid of honor dress but the tailor she hired in DC made a real mess of it and … Continue reading

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Sleek Sheath

Anyone born in 1950 who lived through the 60’s would recognize this silhouette. We saw all the movie stars and President’s wives and just regular womenĀ  wearing this style. This dress by Enchanting by Mon Cheri reminds me of the … Continue reading

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Simple Sample

Back in 2013 this Wtoo Leighton was just enough to show off a good figure and still look princess-like: It hung on a rack waiting for just the right bride to come along and see the value in a sample … Continue reading

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Cold Brewed Coffee

Mr. Mole and I like to have a pick-me-up drink in the afternoon and I have been trying Cold Brew coffee bags from local and online retailers. They have been good but the price for a 3 oz bag can … Continue reading

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Adding Part 2

Are you ready for more adding? On the second try-on, the top edge of the new panel was not cupping back unto her chest so I made darts to make it do the right thing. The bride wanted the amount … Continue reading

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Adding and Adding

The bride fell in love with this dress because of the sash: DaVinci 50161         But what she bought was a Wtoo lapis: The bride needed more coverage: She ordered extra lace motifs so we could play … Continue reading

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