creative meanderings

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 […]

22 days to the Event

Draping the bodice. Pearl taffeta–it’s going to be gorgeous! First muslin fitting today! C is downtown LA getting supplies! Wish I could have gone.

23 Days to The Grand Affair Countdown

Preparation begins in full force for Xanadu’s Grand Affair.

It’s a Work in Progress. . .

I was helping B*rod with his homework the other night, and these words were suddenly more relevant than ever before!“>  

My Dad

I was born of goodly parents. Today is Father’s Day and this is my dad. I love my dad! So much so, that Father’s Day ends up being a very weepy 24 hours in my world. ┬áIt seems that mere language is insufficient to adequately represent the feelings I have […]

Road Trip 2012 begins

Our journey to my niece’s wedding has begun. Kansas City here we come! (it’s going to be a looooong night!!)

Project Prom Dress — Complete! 1

Got up at 5am Sewed till 10:30 am Went to my adorable niece, Miss M’s baptism. Back to seeing at noon. Dress walked out the door on my gorgeous ginger at 5:30. Phew! It was a family affair! Dad helped make the boutineer and zip’s aunts did hair and makeup!!

Project Prom Dress: T – 14

Zips date will be here in 14 hours. Top front and back are pieced, lining is ready..,,,, To sleep or not to sleep, that is the ????