FAQ'S

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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When should I begin alterations for my Wedding Dress?

Alterations for anyone in your Wedding Party normally begins 5 weeks prior to the date of your Wedding, to ensure you are as close to the weight you will be on the big day!

But be sure to contact with several months notice to guarantee you don't miss out on an appointment and we can plan accordingly.

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Do you make Men's Suits?

Unfortunately this is something we do not offer.

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What is the average price to make a Wedding Dress?

This all depends on the style of Dress you are after. If you send through a description along with some inspiration photos, it will be a lot easier to provide some pricing. However firm pricing will never be gained without an Initial Consultation so we can discuss everything in closer detail to be as accurate as possible for you.

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Do you work on Deb Dresses?

Definitely!

We work with many young ladies to make their dream dress fit perfectly. Straps can be added in all styles to match the dress whether they are practical or decorative, the hem can be shortened as well as adjusting the size of the dress.

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How many appointments are required for Dressmaking?

This depends on the garment and the complexity in design.

Generally 3-4 appointments are required to gain the perfect fit. 

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Can you give me a rough estimate on Wedding Dress Alteration Costs? 

 

Unfortunately quotes cannot be given without seeing the construction of your dress, how the dress fits you and determining the best method in which to gain the best fit for your body. An obligation free Quote can be provided in an Initial Consultation. 

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Can you alter Men's Suits?

Absolutely!

In fact, Dressmaking and Such loves educating men on how their Suit should fit them and showing how good they too can look with just a few small adjustments such as pant and sleeve hem shortening.

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Me or one of my Bridesmaids is pregnant, when should we alter the dress?

For pregnant clients, work cannot begin 

until approx. 1 week prior to the wedding. It is important to contact as soon as possible, so arrangements can be made. We may be able to prepare the garment prior (such as let it out or add inserts) so then when it comes to Wedding Week, we can get started immediately.

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Do you make Veils?

Yes!

For pricing and further information please visit the information page on

Veils.

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How long do Wedding Dress appointments take?

 

Generally 1 hour is required for your first appointment, to ensure we can discuss and pin all aspects of your dress without rushing.

Sometimes less time is required if alterations need to be done in several stages. Subsequent appointments and collection appointments are generally 30 minutes duration. 

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