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Melissa's Long Distance Wedding Dress

When she first contacted me via Facebook Messenger in May 2020.  Hi! Are you making gowns right now? Yes I am still making gowns, but only custom design. The wedding was February 2021.....we had time.....and then the Pandemic never slowed down, travel restrictions, it just went on and on.  So this is what we did. Good evening! I hope all is well. I’m following up and reaching out because I’m in Florida and I know no one wants us traveling to them anymore lol. July 2, 2020 7/2/20, 8:58 PM You sent July 2, 2020 I know there has been some state to state restrictions...We won't be deterred by that.  I will send  some sketches and we can zoom a...

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Ashley Got Married

I have known this family for years and even made Ashley's Prom Dress (got those photos somewhere, in an older blog)....So when she announced I she chose me to make her Wedding dress, she did so in Social Network style, by posting a red jacket that I made her Grandmother Lois.  I was so honored especially since, this young lady is such a fashionista.  I was also to make Dawn (the brides Mother) and Lois (the Grandmother), dresses as well. The making of Ashley's Dress and then that beautiful day in August, photos by The Art Hype. Beaded Bridal Pillow Dawn (Mother of the Bride) with a linen dress with lace and beading. She said people kept trying to touch...

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The Sketchbook Project

One Thursday a friend invited me to The Brooklyn Art Library, which has nothing to do with the Public Library.  It is a completely creative experience. They have over 40,000 sketchbooks on their shelves and 20,000 in their digital library.   The day we were there, they were preparing for a wedding, which was unique because it was a Thursday afternoon....not even after couple, to save lots of money. The staff were great and they answered many questions.  It was a great place to get inspiration and also leave a little of your own.

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