Monday, October 22, 2012

Lily Bride was asked to show in a fashion show, last friday. Celebrating 40 years at Fashion Place Mall. The mall first opened in 1972! It was a lot of fun, they had disco dancers, retro candy from the 70's, a sweet burnt orange VW beetle from the era and mannequins dressed in real vintage 1970's style!
I showed my Sybil gown. While it was really inspired by the 20's, I had my model wear soft curls with a middle part to channel that 70's bohemian vibe.  (this pic was taken at the end of the night, so her curls had died down:(
To show my groovin' style, I wore a shirt my Mother made in the 1970's (no, joke!) that I've come to claim as mine.
We all had a great night and thanks SLCC Fashion Institute and FP Mall for the fun night!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Alterations Sale!

I'm having an alterations sale! Come on over to my fan page on Facebook, (give it a "like") for more information.

Make an appointment for alterations through us and receive $15 off total cost over $50 and $25 off total costs over $100! Now is the time to get those pants hemmed, jackets fitted and shirts nipped in! Perfectly fitted clothes are the key to making an so-so outfit; a street stopping, head turning number. Call 801.688.4558 to book your appointment! (Remember! We are by appointment only!) Sale runs 10.16.12-10.31.12

Friday, October 12, 2012

I'm still here!

I promise I haven't disappeared!
Just enjoying a well deserved break, enjoying my kids, working on my cross-stitch, sewing for halloween, as well as handful of small fun client projects during this bridal off season.
 I'd thought I would share this weeks project. I'm really pleased with it! I told my client, I didn't want to give it to her; because I wanted it.
Micaela wanted to jazz up a few formal items in her closet for upcoming events. This one was a slip-like stretch satin, bias cut gown. So we cut off the floor length, to make it to hit just below the knee. I used the cut off material to make the bolero. The dress had lining, which was great, as it let me line the jacket as well.
I happen to be glancing through last month's Vogue and saw lots of bright jeweled tones lined up for the fall season. I suggested we overlay the bolero with the beautiful navy blue chantilly lace, which I had been dying to find an excuse to use since Tissu Fine Fabrics ordered it in.
We used a bolero pattern, I knocked off a wedding gown bolero a few years ago. This particular bolero has a nice dramatic collar that flatters a lot of neckline and I love it because it is fun and quick bolero to sew up. Well the jacket part, the lace took extra time to properly control and hand tack.
I suggested a small puffed sleeve. In combination with the slip-like dress, it gives a feminine touch to the drama of the collar and color combination. Micaela also plans to wear this bolero with another cute dress in her closet that's a bright magenta pink. Another jewel tone combination I kept noticing in Vogue.

I've also started to book for next year. I'm so excited to sew up these wonderful new creations, I've been discussing with future brides!