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Nancy Fashions and Soup

What does a girl need on a cold Winter night? How about a new robe made from thick knit sweatshirt fabric? Nancy had this grey fabric just waiting to be a robe, so using Very Easy Vogue 9232 and a … Continue reading

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Sewing for Me

Some of you may be wondering…What IS Mrs. Mole doing with all her free time in January? Well, I have been yearning to replace some 15 year old flattened chair cushions in the kitchen, so I did. I bought four … Continue reading

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Knit One, Purl One

Hands up, who likes to knit? I used to knit long, long ago but never in my wildest dreams would I have ever thought about making a wedding dress. This season, a darling girl showed up with a hand knitted … Continue reading

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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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