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Too Much Tulle

This dress looks so simple from the front doesn’t it? But are no side seams in the lace as the scalloped design is placed over the satin under-dress to form a continuous pattern all around. This will become the main … Continue reading

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Two Many Choices

Six months ago a bride came to me with 2 dresses and expected me to tell her which one to choose for her cowboy wedding complete with old broken-in, dirty farm boots. The story went like this, “my sisters made … Continue reading

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Grandma Gifted

Back in January, I made a cotton blouse for myself that ended up being way cuter for my granddaughter as a skirt. This time I tried again using cotton and Vogue 1687 because it said it was “Custom Fit”…yeah right. … Continue reading

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Mom with a Camera

Not many brides show up with their mothers but when they do, they ask mom to take their photo with their phone to record the fitting experience. They both giggle and have a good time snapping candid shots and most … Continue reading

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A Very Long Tail

I knew I was in trouble when the new bride sent me these photos from the website: Here is the list of what had to be done to make this dress fit BEFORE we even tackle that bustle: Add bust … Continue reading

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Roses and Lace

Have you ever worked on a $2000 dress? Me either…until now. Catherine Deane makes such dreamy dresses and this one is covered in handmade roses: Even the back dips very low with roses: Yes, every one of those “dots” on … Continue reading

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Vacation Over

I have squirreled myself away for the month to re-charge and make a few things before the onslaught of brides for the 2016 season. You have asked to see photo of my projects…none are earth shaking or trendy or artistic, … Continue reading

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