Category Archives: challenges

Smoking Hot

Maybe some of you remember reading Wind in the Willows as a child. When Mr Mole and I have been on road trips we have listened to audio versions by Alan Bennett of the story. Then, one year I ordered … Continue reading

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Goodbye to the 80’s

Did anyone forget the 80’s MIL gown??? Want to see the final steps? The final fitting reveals that the front lower skirt has a few points/scallops touching the ground so they will be altered/raised up from the upper seam. Also … 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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