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Day In The Life Of Bridal Alterations Seamstress..

True story’s that have happened to me and I hope will inspire you and teach you how to become more successful

Why My Courses And Bridal Alterations??

Learn how taking my courses and going into this line of work can bring you numerous benefits

Day In The Life Of A Bridal Seamstress.. 

Lace Hem With Netting Border

Lace Hem With Netting Border

Day in the life of a Bridal Alterations Seamstress   Well, today I am hemming a lace dress.  But this lace hem is a bit different, so I thought I would show you how I did it.  This hem has a...

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7 Months Pregnant

7 Months Pregnant

Pregnant and Getting Married! I received a phone call from a mother of bride.  Her daughter was 7 months pregnant and getting married in 2 weeks. They were frustrated with the gown shopping...

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Hemming From The Waist

Hemming From The Waist

This dress has incredible beadwork on chiffon. The hem border would be lost if I hemmed it from the bottom. The best alternative for this dress is to hem from the waist.  The bride also needed the...

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Extreme High-Low On A Lace Edged Hem

Extreme High-Low On A Lace Edged Hem

This dress has an amazing lace.  The only issue is the lace edged hem.       This lace edged hem has an extreme high-low difference.  We are talking about a 4” high low.  That means from...

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A Beautiful Bride

A Beautiful Bride

Today I received a sweet text from a former beautiful bride with pictures. Back in January and February I worked on her dress. Long before this Covid 19 stuff was affecting the USA.  The bodice...

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Hem Lengthening

Hem Lengthening

Hem LengtheningThis heavily beaded dress needed the hem lengthened about 1” to 1 ½”. Usually I take about a week to gradually ease the length down. But this one went down in two days easily.  In...

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Rodeo Queen

Rodeo Queen

My model for the Level 2 Rodeo Queen section of my Academy is getting married. Hurray! What a treat to work with her again.Last year I had altered a ton of her clothes for a Rodeo competition. I...

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Why Bridal Alterations??

Don’t Create Bridezilla!

Don’t Create Bridezilla!

How To Keep Your Bride Happy! It’s very important that a seamstress presents herself as calm and confident as she meets with a bride during the alterations process. This can be one of the most...

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Bridal Alterations May Be the Career For You!

Bridal Alterations May Be the Career For You!

Many people spend a lifetime trying to figure out how to make a career out of something they love. Doing something you don’t enjoy day in and out can really take a toll on you mentally. Working in a...

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High Demand for Bridal Alterations

High Demand for Bridal Alterations

High Demand for Bridal Alterations! Want to make a career out of your sewing skills?  Anyone trying to create their own business should know the importance of finding their niche. Focusing on what...

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