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Stash Couture Mother of the Bride Dress

A tropical wedding in a beautiful island setting. The bride was breath-taking.  The groom handsome. So much planning! Bride’s dress.  Fittings. Bridesmaids dresses and groomsmen attire. Flowers.  Cake.  Dinner.  Seating.  Imitating impossible Pinterest pictures. And the logistics of transporting everything … Continue reading

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The B-C-D-A quilt!

Hours spent piecing and hand quilting a baby quilt.   Hours. Only to hold it up when finished and have the husband ask, “Why are the letters out of order?” So excited for a niece’s new baby that I just … Continue reading

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Free People-esque for $6

Love the Free People look.  Boho and comfortable! Don’t really love the prices. I came across a long ecru slub-knit top for $6.  It fit like a bag and the V-neck reached a point below my ribcage. But, it was … Continue reading

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Statuesque Shirtdress

Statuesque women deserve clothing that fits and flatters. Have Sewing Machine, will sew to fit! The Statuesque Shift Dress served as a wearable muslin.  With one minor adjustment to waist length, a shirt dress was requested. After visiting a few … Continue reading

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Stash Couture Boho Top

Is it possible to be stylish in 110+ degrees? A question asked in Phoenix every summer, where I believe “melted” is a style. The stash included two yards of an opaque green silk that must hail from the 1980’s when … Continue reading

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Do you want me to make you a dress?

Statuesque. That is the word to describe the beautiful tall women in our family. Another term might be “difficult to fit.”  Current sizing, talls included, rarely flatter statuesque women over 6 feet tall. Have patterns, will sew to fit!!! Sewing … Continue reading

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Lace Layered Top from a 60’s Wedding Dress

I was gifted a 1960s lace wedding dress.  Unfortunately, I neglected to take a picture of the dress.  It was allover horizontally-oriented lace, had a gathered waist, high neck and short puffy sleeves, much like that in the picture to … Continue reading

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