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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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Wedding Planning

It goes like this: 6 months before the wedding: get engaged, get engagement ring, tell all your friends, pick a date, pick a location, celebrate!!! 5 months before the wedding: Plan an extravagant wedding in Las Vegas, invite all your … Continue reading

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Knitting in 1960

Hands up, who had one of the first Barbie dolls in 1959/60? They were all the rage and for $4 your mom could give you the opportunity to see the future of fashion and celebrity status. Never before did we … Continue reading

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Ponte Knit Warning

Now we all love ponte knits…they are easy to cut, easy to sew and conform to our bodies and normally the fabric is easy care depending on the content. Well during my little January break from the brides I bought … Continue reading

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I Feel Duped

With a month off from bridal sewing I thought I would share a story from the end of the year: Recently, I got a phone call from another seamstress in town with a request. A new woman had come into … Continue reading

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Suspenders and Suspense

Some of my friends and the generous professional people whom I rely on to keep me from aging quite so fast call on me from time to time for favors. Sometimes we even do trades. This week I was given … Continue reading

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