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"I think your tailor has seriously miscalculated your rise, Herbert."
"Phil, darling, I had to engage a seamstress today."
A woman needlepoints a barcode.
"You're lucky. Most people can't stand up to ermine."
"It's not cotton, honey. It's nylon quilted to polyester. The leaves and trim are twenty per cent acrylic and eighty per cent modacrylic, and the flowers are acetate. The backing is polypropylene. Go to bed."
Sew on a sequin!
Her Flag project near completion, Betsy Ross ponders a patriotic way to represent the colonies when inspiration suddenly strikes her.
"....And Mother Yancy will be assisting the reattachment team this morning..."
'I need it in a size two for now and a size five for when I put on my rebound weight.'
"No. I can't 'let it out a bit'. It's armour, you'll just have to go on a diet!"
"Is there a seamstress present?"
Common error # 5 made by novices using a computer to make a sewing pattern: putting the thread directly into the disk drive.
'All right, who sewed in the disposable diaper?'
"Shall I make you another outfit, Gracie?"
"Well, they're back in fashion now, and I thought you might want to pick them up...."