What skills and Qualities are needed to alter bridal gowns?
Altering bridal gowns require years of hands on experience along with an eye for design and proportion, whats fashionable, whats not. Only trust your gown with a well trained bridal seamstress. Do not hesitate to ask questions along with referrals.
when should I schedule my bridal gown first fitting?
6 to 8 weeks before your wedding.
what if i'm losing weight?
We like for you to have reached your weight goals before starting the alterations process. in such a case it would be recommended to start your fittings 5 weeks prior to your wedding . Keep in mind anything less could result in a 30% rush charge.
When should i schedule my bridesmaids and mothers appointments?
We recommend bridesmaids and mother schedule appointment 2 to 4 weeks from the wedding date.
How much does bridal alterations typically cost?
We continue to do market analysis to remain relevant in our industry therefore our prices are competitive being slightly lower then some bridal boutiques. If you're looking for a drastic price reduction our advice would be to seek out a seamstress friend or relative or some one working from home with out the overhead of running a business. Because of the varity of bridal gowns on the market it is very difficult to quote pricing. My recommendation is for brides to include alterations along with their gown budject when shopping . With the complexity of bridal gowns unlike any other clothing, pricing could range from $150.00 to about $700.00 for alterations not including customization, re-styling or re-cutting betweeen sizes. We provide consultation appointments which require a $50.00 fee that will be credited towards your alterations.
Do you alter other clothing besides bridal and special occasion wear?
We found our niche in Bridal and all Special Occasion wear along with tailoring for the groom, therefore our focus is providing those services with dedication and passion for our clients.
How many guest can a bring to my fitting appointment ?
At this stage in your experience we ask to limit your guest/guests to 3. Bring folks who's openion matters to you the most , otherwise the experience can take a negative turn.
do you offer dressmaking services?
We do custom on a very small scale for the most distinctive individual maybe 5 clients a year. Our focus has been on our bridal and special occasion alterations while keeping the industry alive by way of education , dressmaking and design.