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100 Weddings and A Funeral- RIP Sewing Machine

Update: The machine has been taken by Bob Spangler for making Steampunk goods, he is part of organizing the Makers Faire at Union Station June 25-26, which is going to be such a blast …”Makers  Unite”! (Photo by Andrea Silenzi, taken for KCUR’s Central Standard) RIP (unknown-2011) Pfaff Industrial straight stitch/zigzag.  Your time upon this …uh, studio… was short, and you will be dearly missed by all. (Photo by Jordan Edwards for the raw glamour project) xxx

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Eco Gown Collection: Meet Larkspur

This dress is so sweet it will make your teeth hurt.  Larkspur has a gently scooped sweetheart neckline with side rouching and a low V back. The natural waistline is accented with a self-ribbon and mini side ruffle, leading into a modern large folded half bow in back.  The A-lien skirt has hidden pockets and asymmetrical ruffled hem with peek-a-boo baby ruffles popping out of the seams.  Also pictured with the versatile detachable tie-on ruffle underskirt. Thanks to everyone who…

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Eco Gown Collection: Meet Cypress

Cypress is classy and fun with a scoop neckline, center V, and rouched waistband.  The back dips low and features a surprise open back.  The ruffled A-line skirt has hidden side pockets and a detachable (tie on) underskirt to take it from fancy-ceremony-gown to fun-party-frock in a cinch. Thanks to everyone who helped bring this together! Arlen and Jamie at Skyline Downtown Salon, hair make makeup Photography by Emily Lodigensky of ME Phototography And of course thanks to our lovely…

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Eco Gown Collection: Meet Aster

This one-shouldered beauty is created out of eco hemp/silk and is sure to please the most creative bride.  Details include a scooped strapless neckline, low-V back for drama, and a braided one shoulder.  The skirt is a full and draped a-line with a voluptuous train and hidden pockets.  Optional petal motif on the front and back add whimsical flair. Thanks to everyone who helped bring this together! Arlen and Jamie at Skyline Downtown Salon, hair make makeup Photography by Emily…

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Get Creative: Use of Heirloom Fabrics in your Wedding!

So, you’re wearing your mom’s wedding gown, you had your dress altered, or you are wanting to make the most of heirloom fabrics– what do do with those special fabric gems?  I encourage DIY, use and re-use— refer to this clever little list for inspiration! -Have it made into a Hairflower or Hairpiece -Have it incorporated into your Garter –Wrap up your bouquet in vintage trims, lace and fabric- even frayed edges are a great texture addition to your blooms.…

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