Oops, I shrunk it again | Instructions to unshrink skirts and other clothes

Oops, I shrunk it again! Step by step instructions on how to Unshrink Skirts And Other Clothes

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Outlet Mall Rant: Getting the Best Value Shopping at Outlet Stores

Before your next visit to an Outlet Mall, know how to get the best value for your money. Are Premium Outlet Malls really the shopping jackpot? What is a Factory Store anyway? What is the difference between the regular store merchandise and what is sold at the Outlet Store? Well, let’s find out! What is […]

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Judging Salespeople, assessing the people that help make your shopping decisions

Judging Salespeople | How May I Help You?

Last week I was out shopping with my friend Joanne.  And she was doing something weird.  Which is not unusual for her.  Every store we went to, she asked the salesperson nearby (assisting us or not) how much they shopped the store they worked at.  At first I wrote this off as her being outgoing […]

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How to Survive an At Home Jewelry Party

Every few months I am invited to an at home Jewelry Party (or candles, Tupperware, purses, cooking gear, etc) and most of the time I fake an illness to get out of them.  Seriously, do I need any more candles, exotic pans, nesting containers?  But, I do love the purses and costume jewelry parties – […]

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Bra Snaps to Hide Bra Straps

One way to ruin a perfectly polished look is to have bra straps showing.  These slippery little suckers sneak out at the most inappropriate times.  High-end designers started including a snap on the inside at the shoulders to form a loop that can be closed around the strap to hold it in place.  More and more designers […]

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Dealing with a Zipper Malfunction

Today I had a fashion emergency.  My zipper split while I was in a dressing room, out for a quick shopping trip.  This easily could have been avoided.  I had trouble with this zipper just a few hours earlier, and that was my warning sign.  The idiot light of zippers, saying that I am on my last leg […]

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Top 10 Prom Dress Shopping Tips

Prom Dress Shopping Tips | 10 top Tips Before you Buy your Prom Dress

Shopping for a Prom dress can be exciting, frustrating, scary, and for many girls – depressing.  Here are a few tips to help have a fun and easy shopping adventure for your perfect outfit. For widest selection of dresses, sizes, and colors, shop before the weekend.  Most stores restock during the week and the store […]

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Adding Side Pockets, Easy DIY sewing Project

Adding Side Pockets | Easy Sewing Project

Oh, yes – I love pockets!  Here is my previous post to add a basic top pocket, now let’s move on to a basic side seam pocket. Pleated or full skirts are ideal for this hidden pocket.  I selected this dress with a back zipper and minimal stretch to the fabric.  Trying to match this […]

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Add Pockets to clothes, Easy no Sew options

How to Add Pockets to Clothes | DIY Super, Easy Methods with no Sew Options

Pockets are great!  They are built-in compartments that can supplement or replace a handbag or purse.  Here is a previous post about the hidden treasure of sewn pockets, but what about the majority of fabulous dresses & skirts without pockets?  Let’s add them! The easiest garments to add pockets are non-stretchy fabric (cotton is my favorite) […]

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Effective Strategies for a Closet Purge

As the temperature cools down for fall, I have purchased a wardrobe refresh and now I need to clear out some old & outdated items to make room for it all. I encourage a wardrobe “check-up” at the beginning of each season.  Trying to go through an entire closet all at once is quite daunting.  I prefer to […]

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I Shunk This, Now What?!?! Advice for unshrinking clothes from 2MorrowsDress.com

I shrunk this, now what? | Step by step instructions to undo shrinking clothes

I am normally very careful with laundry.  I know what fabrics to wash and how to wash it.  That does not stop a rogue shirt or dress from being washed incorrectly and shrinking. Recently, I accidentally washed a few dry-clean only items in the washing machine. It did not go well. Here are the step by […]

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Get the stain out | Proven stain removal tips for clothing, fabrics, and more

Are you as accident prone as me? I am the queen of spills, stains, and messes. These are my tried and tested common stain remover techniques to get the satin out of anything, using natural chemical-free products! Blood Stain Removal Blood – Rinse with cold water as quickly as possible, and keep the stain wet. […]

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