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I have been sewing since 1957, making lots of my own clothes during high school. After marriage, I made curtains and other pretty things for our home and soon became a mom and learned the joy of making wonderful baby clothes. For our daughter's wedding, I made her wedding veil in hopes of saving money from buying a dreadfully expensive one for her. Realizing how much I loved working with the bridal fabrics, I began making veils for all the young ladies I worked with and gave them as shower gifts. When I retired in 2001, I started my little business of making veils for sale. I have sold them to stores, local brides who come to our home and also to lots of little First Holy Communion girls. It's fun working with clients who have their own ideas for a veil and making them something they cannot find in a store at a reasonable price. I enjoy helping them look pretty for their weddings, saving them some money and also keeping the…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 2
  • Joined January 18, 2009

Favorite materials

Lace, ribbons, satin, Swarovski crystals, bridal illusion tulle

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About

I have been sewing since 1957, making lots of my own clothes during high school. After marriage, I made curtains and other pretty things for our home and soon became a mom and learned the joy of making wonderful baby clothes. For our daughter's wedding, I made her wedding veil in hopes of saving money from buying a dreadfully expensive one for her. Realizing how much I loved working with the bridal fabrics, I began making veils for all the young ladies I worked with and gave them as shower gifts. When I retired in 2001, I started my little business of making veils for sale. I have sold them to stores, local brides who come to our home and also to lots of little First Holy Communion girls. It's fun working with clients who have their own ideas for a veil and making them something they cannot find in a store at a reasonable price. I enjoy helping them look pretty for their weddings, saving them some money and also keeping the stress out of this part of their wedding decisions.

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