A Word on Alterations

A Word on Alterations

In my experience, the majority of girls have no idea what the cost of a dress alteration will be. They have a preconceived notion that all the work they need to have done will only be a few extra dollars. Sometimes when purchasing a gown, the salesman will lead you to...

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10 Keys to Finding the Perfect Dress

10 Keys to Finding the Perfect Dress

Deciding on the right dress can be the most difficult part of planning for your big day. With so many options to choose from, it has become increasingly difficult to find the right balance of style, quality and value in a wedding gown. This guide will take you from...

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My Story

2019 is the year for me to over come my blogging anxiety. That's right, me, a pretty social person has blogging anxiety. Maybe because I'm not the best at spelling and grammar, ok I'm horrible at it!! And, quite honestly I have a hard time putting my thoughts into...

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Alaina’s Wedding Dress

Alaina’s Wedding Dress

Alaina's custom wedding dress was a dress of fine detail. The underlining was made with a poly blend white fabric. A simple allover lace was used for the main part of the gown, then overlaid with fine Organza and elegant Alencon lace. Organza flowers and beads wore...

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Jacine Wedding Dress

Jacine Wedding Dress

Jacine's wedding dress is truly a one of a kind dress. Made with 100% silk chiffon, a polyester lining, underling, and detailed with lace, beads, sequins, rhinestones, and pearls. I started this dress by drafting out a pattern that pleated down...

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Victoria’s Reconstruction

Victoria’s Reconstruction

  Victoria came to me with an idea to change her great aunt's dress into something more up to date. She already had in mind the type of look she wanted to achieve for her dress. We started by drawing out the details, drafting out the new...

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Flower Girl Dress

Flower Girl Dress

This flower girl dress was made out of gold satin overlaid with a lace and chiffon pinafore.  The sash also gold satin, had a small red ribbon in the center with a flower broach costume made for the project.    

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How much does a custom dress cost?

As you might expect, the answer to this question varies quite a lot based on the design needs and material that you choose. A quality custom dress can cost more up front than buying a pre-made dress from a dress shop. It's common to have to take a store bought dress...

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How long does it take to build a customized dress?

A quality customized dress is the absolute best way to get the perfect look and the perfect fit for your special occasion. There is a great deal of skill and artistry that goes into this process. This includes drafting, pattern making, mockup, final draft and lastly...

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