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Custom Sewing and reflection…

17 Dec

Almost 6 years ago..I started a sewing business..Over the last 27 years well, more..I have sewn here and there for family, friends and an occasional wedding..But in February 2009, I began making dresses to sell on e-bay..then etsy..then our own dedicated website..

Olivia and Victoria helped with little things like turning things inside out..running elastic and packaging.. Today, 6 years later, they are almost exclusively sewing and running a business that has grown each year..The Lord has given them a college education in the last 6 years..they have no written degrees but the amount of experience they have is astonishing..at least to me!!

In those 6 years we have designed, and sold our designs..but much of our work has been custom..people with idea’s coming to us and we have been able to make them a reality..That is very fun..it can also be stressful because we care so much that they get what they want..what they are envisioning..

Below are some photo’s of our latest custom order..A mama in Massachusetts has a precious daughter who she wants to keep covered and warm..her description was mod and modest :-).. The thing that is fun about this mama is she doesn’t have financial limitations..so she sent us 4 dresses and instructed us to make pants and a top to accent them..

The 4th dress’s pants and top are currently being sewn up..Her main instruction to me was “Chrissi, I want you and the girls to have fun”…this was freeing..as designing is so fun..

For one dress I got silk dupioni..a lovely fabric and we designed a little top and triple ruffle pants..I wanted the ruffles to show NO stitching..they turned out beautiful.. the top also showed minimal stitching..

P1140668 this was a great lesson in fine stitching for the girls…


 Red dress is not our creation..just ivory, silk dupioni accessories..

P1140670 This dress was the inspiration for the silk dupioni..it was to be worn at a wedding..

P1140665 These pants are made from a jaquard in gold tones..They were to go with the dress below which was more of an every day dress..our customer’s mother-in-law made the little red dress..she is from Pakistan..The way everything came together was so fun!

P1140661 It was relaxing to go outside the box of having to get orders done to being creative and blessing someone..Victoria made hairbows out of the gold jaquard to match this outfit..the mama was surprised..

As I reflect on these things it is a cause of gratefulness to the LORD for His faithfulness..He promises that if we are faithful in the little things  we will be faithful in much..My adult daughters and I are learning faithfulness in integrity in business and craftsmanship..Not so spiritual..but yet profoundly spiritual..

We are learning that you never arrive..we are always in a place to learn and grow..and that is a great lesson in humility..For our family..humility is a virtue..It is what our Savior has called us to.  The realization that He is the giver of gifts..We want Him to be glorified, we want his love to flow through our hearts and minds and fingers and to reach others, those who know Him and those who we hope will know Him someday…Jesus is the only one who makes our life worth living..He is our all in all..And He has provided this place for us and we are thankful..

Have a Blessed Christmas and Holiday season…do take time to reflect on His gifts to us..

Chrissi, Olivia, and Victoria….

Custom order…

2 Aug

This was a custom order from a recent customer, Suzanne.. I just wanted to share her pictures, she did such a nice job of arranging them!  Her order consisted of a request to send us her fabric and make her some of our triple ruffle pants.

We were happy to help her!  The fabric arrived and we realized we had more than enough, I let her know and she asked us to make an apron knot dress with some of the left over…this first picture is the dress we made and the hairclip and the triple ruffles…Great picture!!

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This next picture is one of her dresses with our ruffle pants and hair clip….

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The following picture is also her dress and our pants and clip…

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Again her dress and our pants ..
image I really appreciate the way she arranged the dresses, hair clips and the shoes!!

Isn’t that fun!??

Thank you for the pictures Suzanne!   And thank you for the chance to do a custom order for you!

Ruffle pant sale…

17 Aug

I would like to offer our solid double ruffle long pants for sale until the end of August.

Buy two pair and recieve a 20% discount!   And if you buy 3 or more pairs get a 30% discount on your pants purchase.

There are 6 colors available…

These 3 are poly cotton broadcloth, they are light weight and tend to wrinkle less than cotton..

These three are medium weight 100% cotton…

If you would like some just contact me through my website and I can send you a pay pal invoice with your adjusted price plus shipping.  Enjoy!