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Say”Yes” to the Dress! #2

Forget the cake on Bastille Day! Instead, pick up a copy of Mad for the Marquess! Or better yet, have your cake and read the book too! Now, for:  Say “Yes” to the Dress (#2)! No more hand-stitching! The sewing … Continue reading

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October Trash to Treasure

Here is a photo of this pumpkin in the works~ Happy Halloween!!!!!!! And just as a reminder (in case you haven’t read it) The Dressmaker’s Duke is a mere 99 cents! Stay tuned for excerpts from, Mad for the Marquess!! … Continue reading

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Meh to Marvelous!

Welcome to September’s I’m calling this Meh to Marvelous! But first things first! I promised you photos of my flower girl “tablecloth” dress in action! Here are Anna Claire and Leah in their frocks~       You’ll notice a … 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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Wedding to Wearable (#3 Trash to Treasure)

Wedding to Wearable Welcome to installment #3 of: Today I am taking a 70’s (I think) bridal gown and reinventing it into a new              2015 evening gown. Now, some of you may sigh and think, “Oh, to destroy someone’s wedding … Continue reading

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Finished!

TaDa!   And now me modeling~ ( if you click on the picture you can see it magnified) Things I learned making this gown~ Hand sewing a simple straight seam takes about 5 x’s longer than using a machine. Use … Continue reading

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Say YES to the Dress #5

8 Days till Release Day!!! The 26th! but first… Behold! The SQUARE bodice is now complete~ And…the back. And Finally the winner for the sleeve shape is… Button! I think the notion of UN-buttoning had a lot to do with many … Continue reading

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