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Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019
“If we mess up with this lace,” Yocheved went on, “you know what a loss that will be. You don’t want that to come off your pay, do you?”
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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
A waste of time. I’d warned Chesky. What did he think? I’d convince the Gordons to follow the takanos? Why should they?
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Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Ugh. I wanted to stuff the words back in. This was Shevy’s time, why did I go and ruin it for her?
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Wednesday, August 28, 2019
To do a bridal gown on my own, not as a paid worker — it was a dream. But… but. My job. Yocheved. She was my boss, and this was her design
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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
I doubted Yocheved even knew that fresh flowers went against the takanos deal. I never shared the nitty-gritty takanos details with her. I avoided takanos conversation with her in ...
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Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Shevy twisted the bag around her finger and inhaled. “I’m not dumb. I know something’s wrong. You’re hiding something about the Engels. What is it? Tell me, I can handle it”
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Wednesday, August 07, 2019
A quick calculation in my head — fabric, beadwork, sewing, overhead, markup — and I estimated the gown would cost in the 18k range. “Nuts,” I muttered
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Wednesday, July 31, 2019
I urgently tried telepathizing a warning to Shlomo, don’t get worked up. We wanted Shevy to marry their son, this was mortifying. Chesky was going to kill us
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Wednesday, July 24, 2019
“Wow,” the mother whispered when I held up the dress. “It’s… wow”
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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Friedman — another Friedman. One out of ten gowns I sewed was for a Friedman
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Wednesday, July 10, 2019
“We’re not even talking to those people. They should go to cheap rentals or gemachs"