A couple months before Christmas I joined some fellow makers at their studio in the Exchange District. It’s the most beautiful space I’ve ever worked in and I’m so happy to now be part of the “team”. The year is looking up and I’m so excited to really focus on ready made items. Pieces that I love and want to wear myself. Taking a little break from custom, and I feel like it’s a good step for me at this time. Now, let’s see what this year will bring!

Happy sewing!

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A childhood friend got married this past September in a beautiful apple orchard in Ontario. I was asked to make her bridesmaids and flowergirl dresses. She had chosen the colour of fabric, which looked stunning paired with their skin tone and hair colour. I worked with the girls to come up with designs that best suited their style and personalities.

Here are some photos from the big day; from getting ready to walking down the aisle.

Photos by Jessica Blaine Smith

Photo by: Jessica Blaine Smith | http://jbsmithphotography.com

Photo by: Jessica Blaine Smith | http://jbsmithphotography.com

Photo by: Jessica Blaine Smith | http://jbsmithphotography.comPhoto by: Jessica Blaine Smith | http://jbsmithphotography.comPhoto by: Jessica Blaine Smith | http://jbsmithphotography.comPhoto by: Jessica Blaine Smith | http://jbsmithphotography.comSister love.

Happy Sewing!

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Every year, I get a few months free from the busy schedule of wedding sewing. Although I love those hectic/crazy/frenzied months full of fittings and lace, the quieter days are a nice much needed break.

I’ve been taking this time to build up my Etsy shop, filling it with tunics, dresses and tops.

Click HERE to take a look!

Happy Sewing.

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I also had the pleasure of making the dresses for the beautiful bridal party including the bridesmaid dresses, the flowergirl dress and the mother of the bride dress. They all looked so stunning in the Autumn colour palette.

Sarah

The bridesmaid dresses were made in a dark navy cotton and tulle (for the skirt) with a sweetheart neckline.

Brigitte

Brigitte

Arielle

Arielle

The flowergirl dress was made in a burgundy twill with a high neckline and mesh yoke.

Emma

Emma

The mother of the bride dress was floor length with a deep v neckline and an open back.

Michelle

Michelle

It brings me so much joy and satisfaction when I get to see my work come to life, especially on a wedding day. Love is a wonderful thing!

Sarah

Happy Sewing!


 

 

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Sewing for kids is something else. Not only is the pattern and fit pretty straight forward, they are genuinely so excited to be having something made especially for them. Every fitting seemed like playing dress up and they were always in such awe on what I was doing. It’s pretty special.

These two little ladies were no exception. They wanted to feel like princesses the day of the wedding and I’m pretty sure they did.

the Danielle

the Danielle

the Daniellethe Danielle

the Danielle

Accessory (beaded belt) made by Glam Her Beads.

Happy Sewing!

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