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Promo Video! Thanks to Meyer Grey

Thanks Meyer, local film maker for doing a small promo video for us and including some beautiful shots of North Sydney!


How Does It All Work?

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The Art Of Wedding Gowns

The Art Of Wedding Gowns

When chatting to another Wedding Dress Designer, we both agreed that creating custom wedding gowns is as close to 'being paid to creating art' as you can get. It involves both engineering, as most fabrics won't behave the way you want, plus understanding and communicating what the bride is seeing in her mind, to bring it to reality. Part sculpter, part exhibitor.

Once beginning the small scale instillation, ideas and inspiration are researched (Pinterest) with much review of 'what clothing already looks good on you' (Facebook). Sometimes further Research & Development is necessary (Instagram) and then the initial template begins....


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...