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Mystery Solved

Do you remember the post that had the Oriental/Asian looking garments? Well, Claire responded with this: Hi Mrs Mole! The Chinese wedding outfits you have here are called Qun Kua or just Kua, they are traditionally worn by the bride … Continue reading

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Still Winter

Mother Nature has given us a little break from the snow and wind but the hummingbird feeders are still frozen every morning so let’s get started on some warming soup. Remember the butternut squash from last summer? This is the … Continue reading

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Tale of 2 Dresses

Rarely do I get in 2 dresses that could be sisters at the same time for the same date. This year to finish off the 11 month long season I have two that will both be worn on New Year’s … Continue reading

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Party Dresses

As party season approaches I thought I’d share some hits and misses that my clients have brought in for slight altering. This is a perfect dress for dancing with your adult son at a military ball. It just needed the … Continue reading

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3 Dresses

The phone call went like this: “I found your name on the internet, I have a ball gown arriving in the mail tomorrow, I have done extensive research and you are who I want to hem my dress”. She also … Continue reading

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Adding a Little Something

Another one of my three emergency November brides that was never booked ahead bought her dress at David’s for $99. I was given 2 weeks to make some magic happen. The dress needed to be “temple ready” meaning long sleeves … Continue reading

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Life Happens

When one seamstress friend is ill in town, we ask another to help out. A friend that has her own shop called to say I would be hearing from a bride as she could not work due to an upcoming … Continue reading

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