Author: Barbara Stone

A few years ago, I wrote an article about hemming chiffon. To date, that article has had thousands of readers so I know people are still trying to learn how to hem chiffon. That...

Winter has come early here in Northern California and we are starting to think about cold weather. (Stop snickering, my east coast and Canadian  friends ~ it’s cold to us!) As my regular readers...

One of my favorite projects over the many years I have been a dressmaker is remaking a vintage wedding gown. It may have belonged to the bride’s mother or grandmother or even the groom’s...

I mentioned in my last article that I have received questions about altering lace wedding gowns. With the 2013 wedding season quickly approaching, I wanted to start answering them so you have enough time...

One of the first articles I wrote for anewscafe.com was about “Do It Yourself” wedding dress alterations. I wrote it in 2008, and every once in a while, I go through the archives to...