This past Tues., a new client messaged me asking what my wait time was for hemming a single pair of pants. With everything being relative, I asked a few questions and offered some options for drop-off so that I could get them back to him this week. Although I can’t always provide a quick turn-around, there are times in which this can be done without a rush fee. Wednesday, after work, he arrived promptly at the time he shared he would with contact info so that I could reach out to him as soon as they were done. When seeing that they were camo, lightRead More →

NOTE: you can click on pictures to see larger views. They are coming out a little dark on my screen, yet when enlarged, you can see more clearly. As my husband and I were out enjoying the weather on the deck last Friday afternoon, soon after he returned home from work, a young gentleman, who had passed by our house stopped in. He was curious if I did sewing work for others, as my sign out front is not that specific. One could assume it is a “hobby” or a business. Yet, with the dynamics of our town ordinance, I am not allowed to haveRead More →

Adding to inventory this morning, are a few fun fabric masks. Basic black, The Riddler (this was a custom order specialty fabric) and a fern fabric mask. They are all made from quality, 100% cotton, quilt type fabric. ¬†These new additions are sized for men who have a little bit wider face or need for a little bit longer ear loop elastic. I have added them to the Face Mask page for adults Today I will be finishing up about a dozen more masks, made of fabrics I have used in the past for other style options, and hopefully added to the sales page byRead More →

With all this COVID-19 fun, I generally do not venture out into the stores, plus there is not much that I need. Yet, my husband and I ventured into a store, to look for a few specific items that we needed, when I came across this dress. It was on sale, 100% cotton and not made in China. I took my chances in not trying it on in the store. I was quite pleased with the dress, the fit, even with the long length. Yet, I knew that if I shortened the dress, I would enjoy wearing it more, without worrying about tripping over theRead More →

It has been an interesting year with COVID on the forefront and brides deciphering how to move forward with their wedding plans. They are being creative as well as accepting the need to compromise with some couples postponing out a year. Due to the pandemic, I myself have made adjustments to my service offerings. I will share more in an upcoming post, but for today I would like to share a few alterations that I have done for an upcoming fall wedding. The bridal gown is displayed on the dress form, as I worked with the bride with her initial fitting where her mom pickedRead More →

It has been awhile since I have made therapy bags, yet sometimes a client comes along and desires one that is custom made for their specifications. This particular therapy bag, was made for a woman who hikes with my oldest daughter, and desired a therapy bag with real lavender for the scent. This particular therapy bag has 4 channels, where each channel is filled with equal amounts of a lavender blend using lavender buds and rice. The outer edges are top-stitched in order to provide an extra level of confidence of knowing the rice and lavender will not leak out the sides. A beautiful purpleRead More →

Over the past few weeks, in between working on an update to our living room and some work in our yard, I have been working on face masks for children. Although I have donated quite a few to the local hospitals, these will be added to the site tomorrow with individual pictures. These masks are 2-layer, 100% cotton, 1/8″ ear loops (as i have found these to be the most comfortable for children), and no nose bridge. Although a mask can be custom made to include a nose bridge for your child, I decided it was best to not have them in these masks, asRead More →

Due to a previous custom inquiry, I still had our own Coleman Stove out waiting for a carrier for it. We have kept it in its box, which is in great condition, yet transferring the box to the truck when we prepared to go camping, it would still slip around. For both my husband and I, it was just one of those things, that we simply did not want to worry about it slipping out and getting damaged. In addition, I wanted to reline my husbands corduroy jacket, yet after many washings, he didn’t want me to spend the time. He knew the time elementRead More →

This past week, I asked my husband if he would model a new mask style, that would allow one to wear their mask with an elastic to go over the head and around the neck. Those who know me, understand that my desire is never to create something fast, but rather take the time to create what a consumer would want. Fortunately, my husband is great at providing me the critique that I am looking for. In order to make this style fit best, he provided me the feedback that I was looking for, requiring that I take it apart, and make the necessary adjustments.Read More →