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ONE MORE WEEK!

We are up the 30 reviews! Thank you! Just 20 more and Amazon will start to recommend the book. So I’m adding one more week to get to our 50 goal. Now for our glitzy gown. Most of you wanted … Continue reading

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Let the embellishments begin!

We are up to 16 Reviews! 7 days left to get to our goal of 50! Who will win the handmade prize? Shoot me an email to let me know you have purchased the book and I will enter your … Continue reading

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Say YES to the Dress #2 “Puttin’ on the Glitz”

One week until Mad for the Marquess is released! So let’s get to the Glitz! But first, The winner of the SLEEVE is: Tulip A good choice because it is simple and can easily be added to if so desired. … Continue reading

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Say YES to the Dress #2 Bodice takes Shape

And the winner of the Bodice shape is: “V” waistline and “V” neckline! So on we go. The pattern shows two views, one with a ruched front placket, and one with “Reveres” (which is a sort of lapel). I am … Continue reading

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Say YES to the Dress #2 ~ Under Pinnings and Basic Shape

And the winner is: Opalescent Taffeta! The linen was strong early in the voting, but then the taffeta squeaked through. Actually, I am just as happy NOT have to sacrifice these beautifully made curtains to my sewing scissors. They are … Continue reading

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Mad for the Marquess!

My new manuscript, Mad for the Marquess is in the works and will be out in late Winter, early Spring!  In celebration I am putting The Dressmaker’s Duke on sale for 99 cents! (Hey, your coffee at Starbucks will cost over … Continue reading

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Linen Table Cloth to Flower Girl Froth

 August’s I am calling Linen Table Cloth to Flower Girl Froth. My youngest nephew is getting married at the end of this month. One of his sisters has two little girls, Anna Claire and Leah. They  will be flower girls. (pretty cute, huh?)I … Continue reading

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Diamond in the Rough to Pretty in Pink

Welcome to the June edition of I’m calling it Diamond in the Rough to Pretty in PINK. This find is really a diamond in the rough. The “diamonds” and beading were what attracted me to this potentially fabulous Frock. Here it is: … Continue reading

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Heavy Metal to Midriff Melody

Welcome to #4 Heavy Metal to Midriff Melody this month’s~ I unearthed this “Treasure” at the Salvation Army on 96th Street.   They were just about to put it on the floor when I snagged it for a cool $24.99. Expensive for … Continue reading

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The Iceing on the Cake

The Icing on the Cake. I thought the dress was finished. However, at my RWA chapter meeting where I was giving a talk on my sewing escapades, I asked my chapter mates if they thought the dress needed a sash or a belt. … Continue reading

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