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And then it was over

It would be ridiculous to say that I am finally recovering–but then life is always ridiculous, so — yes, I am finally recovering from the unbelievable extravaganza that was “The Wedding”! Fortunately for us we were blessed with an AMAZING photographer, Stacey Bishop.  Here is a link to her blog […]

Gold Affair Collage

Favorite seam ripper

2 days (48 hours) to finish the gown

With just 2 days left to sew, the seam ripper was the MVP for today! ;)


Four days. Yikes

With family and friends helping with prep, we may actually be ready for a wedding this weekend!

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Bride and Groom

Madie’s Dress 1

This gorgeous bride is wearing the dress I made for her and finished just in time to start on Xan’s.


13 days to go–Oh My…

The roller coaster got a little off track, but with the help of amazing friends, we are securely back on the rails and rearing to go!

Neckline beading

Pinteresting-Pieces

Project Wedding: 17 days to go 2

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


18 days to the Wedding Day

With only 18 days to go until my daughter’s wedding, we are changing up the dress design. With the bride’s approval, the bodice foundation is well underway!

New Bodice Design Draped

chevrons and rose centerpieces

20 Days — tick, tick, tick 2

20 days to the wedding and I didn’t get much sewing time today–but we did have a fun bridal shower!! It is fun to see Xan so happy!!


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.  It seems that mere language is insufficient to adequately represent the feelings I have […]

Dad

Prom Dress for Zip 2012

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!!