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Romancing the Skirt

July’s   part deux! So the futzing is finished. I bagged the idea of the underskirt, I wanted the skirt to be wispy and fluttery. The extra volume didn’t really add anything. Instead I stitched some horsehair braid into the … Continue reading

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Say YES to the Dress #4

We have come to the final design element: the sleeve. But first~ The winner of the neckline shape is… SQUARE! Square (Lizzy) was Very close with Vee (Jane), but Lizzy won out! Doesn’t she always? (I mean Jane is lovely, but, … Continue reading

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