Prom & Wedding Season Close at Hand – Don’t forget the Alterations!! By Laura D. Field of Davina Dawn Sewing Specialties ~ April 5, 2018 Prom season is close at hand!! Weddings are being planned!! For those purchasing gowns, one expense that needs to be consider is the cost of alterations. No, don’t shrug this […]
Reviving the Passion Within By Laura D. Field of Davina Dawn Sewing Specialties – Feb 28, 2017 It has been awhile since I have really done much posting on Facebook or on my blog, relating to my sewing. It wasn’t that I did not “want” to, but rather I simply was not able to keep […]
By Laura D. Field of Davina Dawn Sewing Specialties So often those getting alterations for their formal gowns anticipate a simple tuck, a small adjustment and that all time favorite “simple” hem. What I have discovered over time, is that what aids the client in not comprehending the cost of alterations is that of some […]
Sometimes while out shopping, more so in the thrift stores, we will find something that catches our eye. Being a seamstress, I do tend to look for flaws that might be in the item, such as broken zippers, missing buttons, tears and snags, ripped seams, etc. For the most part I can catch them and […]
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Today I would like to share about the most common alteration request during the fall through winter months. The zipper!! It stops functioning, gets caught and does not move smoothly until, in one brief moment, you tug just right and the whole thing is useless!! The zipper is an amazing instrument used in clothing, camping […]