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Before on left, dress too tight to zip up, to broad and long for shoulders. After lowering zip to create V back, contouring back and straps on right.
Beaded floor length gown before and after.
Straight strapless turned into a beautiful sweetheart neckline.
Custom cotton and lace wedding dress
Custom cotton and lace wedding dress with inseam pockets, deep v back, for the super sweet Erin of Reading My Tea Leaves. (Photos from http://www.100layercake.com/blog/2012/10/18/connecticut-farm-wedding-erin-james/)
Custom silk crepe wedding dress
Custom made silk crepe wedding dress, cut on the bias, with lace back closure.
Custom silk crepe wedding dress with lace back
Custom silk jumpsuit
Custom silk jumpsuit with hip pockets, wrap style top, gathered sleeves, and keyhole back, for spectacular bride Tessa! Photo provided by client.
Before/After strapless alterations
Fitted wedding gown, bust through waist and hips, hemmed, and neckline altered.
Above: before on poor scallopping edge, beaded/sequined bust line. Below: after changing to sweetheart, removing scallop, reattaching beading/sequins.
Left: Before on bias cut chiffon and sequined/lace bodice. Right: After hemming and neckline alteration
Finished view of necklace added as embellishment on spaghetti strap.
Added rhinestone necklace to otherwise dull spaghetti straps!
Before on left, after on right.
Before on left, after on right. Raised lace shoulders, dropped back into V, and contoured to fit snug over shoulder blades. For an incredibly sweet and lovely client.
Before on ill fitting lace bodice above, and after I altered it below!
Enhanced fit-and-flare sillhouette and hemmed scalloped edge lace gown
Before on left, after on right!
Every day I'm bustlin'.
Tons of train on left, bustled up on the right!
Above, before on a much too long hem on scalloped edge hem wedding gown.
Below, after I got my hands on it!
Case of squished back/too tight to breath on left. Alleviated by shortening zip and creating lace up closure from waist up for comfort and less back squish.
Before: Size 12 Bead & Rhinestone adorned Reem Acra gown. Right, after removing fullness through bust and waist, raising back neckline to accomodate size 2 bride!
Hemmed 25 yards of bias cut silk crepe, before on left and after on right.
Before on left- beautiful but large and long silk jacquard dress. After taking up the shoulders and sleeves, tapering the sides through hip to hem for more peg style skirt, and hemming, on Right.
Before on left. After raising shoulders and adjusting new neckline, distributing fullness in sleeves on right. One of my most favorite bridal looks so far!