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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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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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Re-Run to Re-Boot!

          This month’s                 I’m calling Re-Run to Re-Boot! First off: Sorry all. I have been MIA this last month. No real excuses, just an inertia I couldn’t seem to pierce. Part of this scattered malaise I can attribute to … 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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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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New Monthly blog: Trash to Treasure

Stay tuned for my new monthly blog I am calling, “Trash to Treasure.” In keeping with my Dressmaker theme, I will take a thrift store find or something I pick up for free and “re-invent” it to become something better … 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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