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Project Wedding: 17 days to go 2

Today’s efforts became a hodge podge of activity with a single common theme: gold glitz!

Pinteresting-Pieces

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21 days and counting

First fitting went well. The bride is now tasked with finding bridal appropriate foundations–ie corset and bra. Next fitting will go much better!! This morning I started playing with some of the bottles we’ve been collecting and here are the results: A little black glitter and some modge podge. And […]


Day 2 Wedding Gown Weekend

Day 2–Wedding Gown in a Weekend 1

Everything has been pinned in place and my niece loves it!!


My name is Paula, and I’m a Mean Mother 4

It’s been only moments since I was last mean! I didn’t really realize how mean I am, as a mom, until recently and so I write this blog to my children–knowing full well that none of them read my blog, and therefore I know it will be where I can […]


update: Project Purple Prom Dress

1.  So let it be written that I hate crepe back satin. 2.  What was I thinking when I wrote the schedule in the earlier post? 3.  It’s 2:38 pm and I am still working on the neck trim. 4.  Good thing prom is not tomorrow!  (I have until Friday.)


Project Purple Prom Dress 1

Here’s the schedule, barring any distractions. (clears throat) 9:30 am. Prep pieces10:00 am. Sew fronts and backs11:00 am zipper and side seamsNoon. Fronts to backs prep for fitting1:00 pm. Fitting. Contrasting details2:00 pm. Sleeves, trim, 3:00 pm. Set sleeves. Fitting4:00 pm. Lining to dress5:00 pm. Hem and finish We’ll see […]