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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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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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Wine was Flowing

After 2 non-sewing weeks, I am back to resume the process of starting and finishing projects. Later today, I will drop by and pick up my machine that has been living at the repairman’s house for its annual check-up. I … Continue reading

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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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I Think I Will Pass

Some of you may think that I accept anything that walks in the front door or gets into my email box…but I don’t! If the dress and bride present themselves as way too much trouble, I can say I am … Continue reading

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No Tulle, Just Smooth Satin…Hooray!

This thick satin beauty of a gown showed up and really didn’t need too much done to it like other wedding dresses. The bride must have tried on dozens of dresses from every salon in our valley and also in … Continue reading

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Adding Ease

A stunning dress that fits the model is a joy to see. The same dress on a real person: The straps were too long so they were shortened (pinned in the photo) and the lace motifs stitched back down. What … Continue reading

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