A Finely Tailored Jacket

It’s not often that I am in the presence of a finely tailored garment. It’s a rare commodity these days. But recently, a customer brought this gem to me to have it altered: Those of you who live in the U.K. will appreciate this label: It reads: Catherine Walker…The Chelsea Design Company Catherine Walker designed clothing…

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How To Alter a Bubble Dress and Other “Closed” Lined Garments

This year, I’ve seen alot of Bubble Dresses for Prom and Homecoming. Here is one I altered yesterday: They have lots of pouf all over them, don’t they? The hem and the lining are usually sewn together at the bottom of the dress. So, instead of opening up the hem area, I leave that alone…

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