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 […]
We can so easily toss an item, due to a stain, a rip, or any imperfection that could be fixed. Sometimes we find a second hand article of clothing or home decor that just needs a little TLC, or when we bring it home, we discover that that it needs more than a simple […]
Creating a cushion to be used while my husband goes fishing, to be used a buffer to protect his knees. Last year my husband did quite a bit of fishing, more than he has for a few years, and while out in his canoe and kayak, he decided that he had a use for a […]
Throughout the week I receive a variety of emails that relate to sewing projects. As of late it seems that more and more creative people are posting all their projects with the time in which the project will take. In some cases I am a little curious as to whether their clock stopped working mid-way […]
The advantage of being married to a man who enjoys woodworking and carpentry, is that you get to enjoy his ability make useful items for the house and family, along with those moments when I can request specific organizational items for my sewing room. We are both perfectionists in what we do and what […]
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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 […]