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Waiting for 32 Years

When I moved to this rural town 14 years ago, I had heard about a woman who was selling wedding gowns out of a shipping container. It seemed to be a strange thingĀ  to operate a business with no dressing … Continue reading

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Those of you who have been wondering about the Decades of Style pattern “Girl Friday” with the triple collar can see the first fitting with the addition of length in the sleeves. My client asked for 4 inches to be … Continue reading

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More Muslins for You

Before I start with muslins and comments I have to share my latest purchase. In the past I have bought rayon batiks from this company, Batik Butik, from local retailers and on-line but this time I was able to buy … Continue reading

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What Size are You?

This week has been insane with more June brides wandering in for “simple” alterations which turn out to be 4-5 hour affairs so I thought I would share some before I delve into the mysterious/misleading world of pattern grading. Enter … Continue reading

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