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How Many Changes Can you Make To Your Gown?

How Many Changes Can you Make To Your Gown?

Quite often, the Terms & Conditions of your Custom Wedding Gown may state that you can have up to 3 changes included in the quoted price of your gown. Some Bridal Makers don't offer changes at all, depending on the establishment. The main reason to limit changes, is more about the cost of labour, than the actual change. Even what may be considered a 'small' change to a non-dressmaker, still means undoing particular sections of the gown, which may be sealed, and re-doing differently, but then putting it back together better than it was before. Therefore, it may take four-times...


What I hear from Brides about Bridesmaids & Best Mates

What I hear from Brides about Bridesmaids & Best Mates

I get to chat a lot to the Brides I make for, particularly in the fittings, while I'm pinning hems and pulling in waists, we chat about the other arrangements for the wedding. I love it, it's great to hear the exciting ideas, plus I'm happy to be the neutral 'ears' when brides are having issues with plans.

One thing I love the best is when the bridesmaids or besties come to the fittings to share their opinion on the dress & style, or help choose fabrics, or just BE there for their best mate, and part of organising such...


Nervous About Custom Made?

Nervous About Custom Made?

Brides often dream about their wedding gown, but sometimes finding it is harder than first expected. After shopping around, many brides come to visit us inquiring about Custom Made, just to check on price to see if it may be worth their investment, to get exactly what they want. Sometimes it works within time frames, and sometimes not, but here's a list of things to have a think about if you are looking to get your dress made:

  • Have I invested enough time trying on Ready Made dresses in Bridal Stores to see which styles I like and dislike?
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