Semi-DIY wedding: The Program

I wanted to incorporate some sewing-flavor into my wedding besides what I am going to wear. It wont really be a Jue-be-Dex wedding if there are no threads and fabric involved, right? For our wedding program, I bought papers from paper and more, an awesome place for bulk and cheap stock paper. I bought threeContinue reading “Semi-DIY wedding: The Program”

Petite Republic Giveaway – purple coffee date dress

Ok, maybe one more giveaway before my wedding! This one I might not have time to ship until a few weeks later, but I’ll see if anyone wants it. As previously posted, if you want the dress, leave a comment here, and agree that if you win, you will pick a seamstress on Kiva whoContinue reading “Petite Republic Giveaway – purple coffee date dress”

Its still FREEEEE! 98.5% of the time…

OK, I have decided after your inputs. Between that post and this one, I had some fun looking though potential businesses to “invest” in and I made a small loan to  Marilou from Philippines for her sewing business! And one of my reader, Shasta said: You just inspired me to make a loan on Kiva!Continue reading “Its still FREEEEE! 98.5% of the time…”

POLL: Free Giveaway, or Sell for Charity?

hi Readers! I was thinking about my free giveaway series today and I thought — wouldn’t it be cool if I can sell my future giveaways (for a low low price), and with all the money I get, donate them to a charity organization, or do something good with it? One option I am consideringContinue reading “POLL: Free Giveaway, or Sell for Charity?”

Semi-DIY wedding — Short = Awesome

It looks like I wont be doing real sewing for a while, so bear with me while I rant about my wedding (do I sound slightly bridezilla? Im practicing 🙂 ).  I am finally done with altering my dress! I took off a whole 2 inches off this petite wedding gown, and now it justContinue reading “Semi-DIY wedding — Short = Awesome”

Petite Republic Giveaway – Hot Pink Romance!

Its time for my giveaway again! I am going to make this end on Friday, so that I can mail out this dress at the same time as the last give away! This will be the last give away for probably 6-8 weeks, but I got more coming after I am done with the wedding!Continue reading “Petite Republic Giveaway – Hot Pink Romance!”

Semi-DIY Wedding – Veil

Have you ever wondered why veils are so expensive? I was looking through Davids Bridal’s veil selection — they are mostly made from polyester tulle that I can buy from Joanns for 2 dollars a yard with some crystals or beads or ribbons glued/sewn on them. The non-barebone options cost 70 dollars and up! TheContinue reading “Semi-DIY Wedding – Veil”