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January 26, 2016
My talented cousin, Katie, staged a stylized wedding photo shoot featuring the services of local businesses. She asked me to alter a suit for one of her groomsmen.
Before I worked on it, the shoulders were droopy big, the sleeves too long, the midsection too wide. Yo...
November 28, 2015
I like a bargain.
I love finding just what I want for next to nothing.
I also like good quality.
That’s why more often than not, I’m bypassing the bargain bin to get something that will last longer than the car ride home.
Translate this thought to the world of dresses...
October 27, 2015
Fittings are more or less complicated, depending on the garment.
Do you need your pants hemmed? Try them on, I’ll pin the length, you’ll pick them up later. Simple.
Not everything is so quick, though.
If you have a suit, prom dress, mother-of-the-bride dress,...
October 13, 2015
Rolled hems account for 75% of the hems I sew. They look scary if you’re not familiar with how to do them, but they really are easy if you follow these steps:
1. For my hem foot, I allow a 5/8” seam allowance – give or take. I don’t take exact measurements for...
October 9, 2015
A zipper is easy to operate, right?
Well... there really is a correct way to do it, in order to keep the teeth from being stressed and/or breaking, which is the main cause of the zipper replacements that I do.
Ready for it?
Go to the top of the zipper and fasten the h...
October 6, 2015
Remember when Tom Hanks turned back into a little boy, swimming in a huge suit, at the end of the movie "Big"? That’s what I see every Sunday in church.
And about every wedding has the ladies, often the bride included, yanking up their strapless dresses every thirty...
Another Machine in My Fleet
March 24, 2016
My Sewing Machines
March 16, 2016
Little Robe For a Little Girl
February 5, 2016
Lining Itchy Wool
February 2, 2016
January 29, 2016
January 22, 2016
Good Intentions In January
January 12, 2016
My Jedi Husband
January 8, 2016
Good Intentions and Christmas Break
December 18, 2015
Mother of the Bride
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