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Phone Calls and Red Flags

A woman called and the first thing out of her mouth was: “I have a white 3 piece silk suit made in Hong Kong 40 years ago” “The lining is hanging out. The pants don’t fit anymore. I want you … Continue reading

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Guess Who is Back?

Remember my 3-dress bride? She wrote to me last week with this request on the number 2 lacy dress: Getting down to the last days before my wedding! I am curious if you’d have time to fix the lining of … Continue reading

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Never Ever Tell Your Seamstress…

Over the years, you think you have heard all the stupid, disrespectful phrases from clients but they keep coming. I asked some of my professional sewing buddies if they had some favorites to share. From Kim: I am on a … Continue reading

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One is Not Enough

Call me crazy but this season I have have had 3 brides already who bought dress number one and then fell out of love with it and went back and bought dress number two. But one bride has gone completely … Continue reading

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Still Learning Lessons

When I tell Mr. Mole that one of the advantages of being an introvert allows you to have very deep thoughts and an inner dialog with yourself, he asks me what I have learned? One thing since early childhood, I … Continue reading

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4 Photographing Friends

Some brides bring their mothers, some brides bring their bridesmaids, but I never have had them bring their neighborhood. At the end of a long day of pinning and assuring new brides that their dress choice was good and the … Continue reading

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Swapping Scary Stories

Having a sewing blog enables you to connect with the nicest people who don’t have time to blog because they sew full-time for others. For the past year, I have been sharing stories with an East Coast Sewing Sister named … Continue reading

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