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Marijayne Favata's Blog (3)

Fur Coat Alteration

Hi All,

I need to learn how to work with fur.  Real Fur.  I have been involved in  Alterations for longer than I care to remember however I have never worked with Real Fur.  I have looked on the internet etc and I though perhaps some  one out there know of a text book or video etc that can help me  Thanks  mj

Added by Marijayne Favata on December 31, 2013 at 10:44am — 3 Comments

Bridal Gown Creating a French Under Bustle

Last month my customers brought her purchased Wedding gown wanting a French Under bustle. Her maid of honor suggested to mark the ribbons and loops with a marker so that the lacing would be easier for her. My solution is as follows.

At the anchor points parallel to the botton of the zipper I made 4 loops on either side. I used contrasting 3/8" ribbon (White and Baby Blue) alternating white/blue. Then on the bottom of the skirt at the pick up points I used the same the alternating… Continue

Added by Marijayne Favata on December 1, 2009 at 3:13pm — 1 Comment

Measuring for Slipcovers

I also have a couch waiting to be covered. Thanks for the info

Added by Marijayne Favata on August 2, 2009 at 11:02am — No Comments

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