The Tailorette

Monthly Archive: June 2015

Monday

29

June 2015

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Sleeve Pattern

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In a recent post I mentioned that I was working on a sleeve pattern.  This past weekend I was able to continue with that experiment and finish my idea!  The outcome is so pleasing, but amazingly, I see that the sleeve needs to have more gathers.
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Thank the Lord for Pinterest!  This is where I found the sleeve idea.

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Couldn’t wait to start snipping away!

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creating a gathered piece for the sleeve band.

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The pattern piece is 30″ long.

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Interfacing was necessary on the inside of the sleeve to keep it from sagging.

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Hand stitching the inside of the sleeve band.

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Preparing the bodice for the sleeves.

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I used covered buttons to give the dress a more custom look.

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The finished product.

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 I can’t wait to have this dress modeled and added to the shop!

Another exciting thing is I purchased two new dress forms.  I am no longer limited to regular sizes for custom dresses online!

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After moving to a new area, it seems that the Lord has opened up so many new ways to move forward with my sewing skills.  It has been quite an invigorating time of my life.  This is just the one of many blessings that He has brought my way.  Some blessings are in disguise, not realizing until later how He has been so faithful.  God is so sovereign in amazing ways!

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 8:38-39

– The Tailorette

Friday

19

June 2015

0

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Wedding Dress

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Within last 2 months, I had the privilege to make a wedding dress for a customer who was getting married in China.  We spent time going back and forth on which lace to purchase, and she settled on a lace that I had my eye on as well!  After her wedding, she sent me a few photos of the dress.  I was so thrilled!icm_fullxfull.62324537_lmig4gph4wg848osw8ss

 

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I am so happy for you both, Anastasia!  It was so good to get to know you during the months that we worked together!  I’m going to miss working with you.

– The Tailorette

Monday

15

June 2015

8

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Beach Break

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Off to the beach we went…

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Feeding the birds.

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My friend

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Me, my brother and sister.

A short beach break with great friends was much needed.  Looking forward to coming back to my studio with a fresh mind!

– The Tailorette

Monday

1

June 2015

0

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Engagement Dress

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Back in February I received a request to make a dress for an engagement photoshoot.  Krys was such a wonderful person to work with in getting measurements and receiving input on the gown.  The other day she sent me photos of the dress and I was so thrilled to see how the photoshoot turned out!  The dress looked so beautiful on her!

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It was a such a pleasure to work with you and I wish you both a wonderful wedding!

 – The Tailorette