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Holding My Breath

Isn’t this just the most romantic dress ever? It hugs the curves and makes the most of the model. My bride showed up the first week of February and swore she was going to go to the gym and lose … Continue reading

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Back in Time

Growing up my parents used terms that my generation just never picked up and repeated. My father always said the price of things in terms of “two bits, four bits, and six bits” meaning 25 cents, 50 cents and 75 … Continue reading

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Make Me Look Like a Million Bucks

The phone rang with a desperate voice on the other end….“I have tried on 40 dresses and finally found the best one for the wedding I have to attend”. “The wedding is on the East Coast and it is being … Continue reading

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Shiny Objects

What might be coming up for the 2018 season? Here is a sneak peek at one challenge: Yes, this is from the late 1980’s and yes, that is staining all down the front of the dress. It came in a … Continue reading

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A Surprise and a Stunner

Reading comments from other seamstresses and hobby sewers about their encounters with clients and family members can really brighten my day. My sewing sister, Sharon on the East coast shared this flashback recently: Had a customer back during the ‘Dry … Continue reading

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Lace Topper and a Rush Dress

If you are a modest bride and feel like you are revealing too much in a strapless gown…what do you do? You can think about adding a tulle covered ribbon halter or double spaghetti straps:       You also want … Continue reading

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Tripping

Finally, back home and ready to meet with 6 new brides this week as the jet lag is wearing off. Our flight home was supposed to be a direct 12 hour flight from Heathrow to San Francisco and then a … Continue reading

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