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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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My Habit Knitwear

Have you ever bought anything online and it arrived looking better than you imagined or worse? Recently I ordered a tunic from a website called Here are the tiny photos of the model wearing the tunic: Even though it … Continue reading

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Vacation Home Rental

For the past 4 years we have escaped our home-based businesses and headed for a desert hideaway to re-charge. We have rented through a company called VRBO or Vacation Rentals by Owner. There are lots of photos and grand descriptions … Continue reading

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Trainwreck to Wearable

Some days I feel like Rod Serling of the Twilight Zone series back in the 1960’s where he opens each program with the statement, “Imagine, if you will…” So, imagine if you will, a wedding dress created by a seamstress … Continue reading

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End of Year Push

Holiday times and I was given a red sleeveless brocade lined dress, like a MOB dress, that had to have the shoulders shortened by 2 inches each…the woman did not bother to buy the petite version which would have fit … Continue reading

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