Showing posts from March, 2011

Fabulous bride

Just wanted to show you some shots of one of my recent weddings. The bride looks stunning. 

The dress is made with silk dupion and an overlay of a very fine paisley lace, the removable lace top is trimmed with a different and slightly heavier corded lace.

These photos were generously sent to me (with permission of the bride) by Essex based photographers David and Sandra Islip. You can have a look at their website here.

11th hour info

I shall be at Burwash Manor tomorrow, I have a stand at their Secret Garden Wedding Open Day.

 If you're getting married, do come along and have a browse. See the Burwash website for further info.

The Rain it Raineth Every Day...

...but we were cosy indoors with our cups of tea, chocolate biscuits and sewing machines.

A big thanks to everyone who came to the sewing workshop two weeks ago, it was very successful.  This was the first of these sewing days and it was aimed at complete beginners, although the group was a mixed bag of folk - some with experience and others with none at all, and it worked out really well.

There was opportunity to just get to know your sewing machine...sounds like an obvious thing, but very important for building confidence to just have a go at something.

And to share tips, encouragement, general gossip and frustrations about topstitching with the rest of the group!

I shall run this workshop again - it shall be called 'Workshop 1' until I can think of a more interesting title! 'Workshop 2' is also in embryo and I shall post details of that as soon as I've worked out what we will cover and the dates available. So if you're interested in learning to sew, or couldn…