Bits and Bangs

Back to the everyday workload.  I don’t know about you, but I’ve had a hard time getting back to the regularly scheduled programming after our Thanksgiving festivities (and then getting sick for a week).

I have orders in, and am hoping to get a couple special dresses sewn up for my nieces in time for a special Birthday celebration–which means some overtime sewing this weekend.

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This lovely tunic (technically one just like it in a different size–it was a made to order item) is on its way to the UK.  I hope it has a happy owner in its future.

I have a ready-to-ship one up in the shop right now, and it’s marked down to $56.25 from $75 for my Winter Sale:  http://www.etsy.com/listing/127712901/sale-black-tunic-top-velvet-tunic-velvet?ref=shop_home_active

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New hair-cut yesterday–I’ve been sporting side-swept bangs for years, and just got the itch to go with the full-on blunt bang.  So far I’m in love.  The verdict is still out on how everything will look with my regular curls.  I generally don’t have the stamina to straighten my hair daily, so the only time it’s done is at the stylists, after a cut.

Hope you have a fabulous weekend.  I’m hoping for colder temperatures, good sewing, and getting the guest room cleared out for my sister’s impending Christmas visit!

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TnT Tuesday

This week I’m featuring an item that was out of stock for quite some time–and also happens to be one of my best sellers.

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My velveteen capelets are, if I do say so myself, rather fabulous.

My solid version was featured on brides.com a couple of years ago, and I still get traffic from the site.

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These were unavailable for awhile.  I’ve recently re-listed them as custom/made to order options.  Not sure why this didn’t occur to me sooner.

This one is customize-able in color and trim options.

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A lot of brides have ordered these.  I love learning what people are wearing my creations for–and I love getting pictures even more! 😉

I initially created these as part of my Little Red Riding Hood costumes, but had so many requests for just the capelet that I went ahead and started making them a separate option.

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The inside of my serger in always filled with red fluff from these.  Always.

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You can order here:  https://www.etsy.com/listing/90390398/red-capelet?ref=shop_home_feat


Model: Sarah Brittney-Ann (http://www.modelmayhem.com/1692827)
Photographer: Underexposed Photography (https://www.facebook.com/#!/brittsmithphoto)