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20 Years Waiting

Back in 2008, this gown was ordered by a local salon and there it has hung until now. Imagine how many girls have tried it on and rejected it for one reason or another. With its full skirt and heavily … Continue reading

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The 60’s Bride

Every wedding dress has a story and history and I feel blessed to handle and alter them. This month I accepted a bride with a dress she found and bought in a consignment shop. It was definitely from 1960 and … Continue reading

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Moving Darts and Patching

Let’s continue the paper pattern altering from last time. Remember the nipple distance on Vogue 8815? I’m cutting a size 22 and here is what they give me: They have the distance at 2 inches….4 inches total and then the … Continue reading

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Altering and Appointments

Last time we saw some peplum ideas and fitting and since the pattern gave us 2-3 versions let’s see what they are. Granted this was voted the best pattern of 2012 by patternreview.com but not many women mentioned the fact … Continue reading

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