***By Appointment Only***
: Please note: I am NO LONGER taking the following:
* Zipper Replacement or Repairs
* Men's Suit Jacket alterations
* Lining Replacements
* Parka alterations/zipper repairs
*****The following prices are estimates*****
***Please allow a minimum of 2-3 weeks for any gown alterations. Up to 5 weeks may be necessary during the busy months of April through November. Please plan accordingly and specify the date needed when booking your appointment.
Bridal Gowns: 8-12 week minimum - see Rush Fees below, if less than this time period
Bridal Fittings are 60 minutes and require a deposit of $100 at time of initial fitting (applied to final cost)
Bridal Gown (no lace) alterations: $250 minimum- includes steaming and up to 5 bustles
Lace Bridal Gown alterations: $350 minimum - includes steaming and up to 5 bustles
Bridesmaid alterations: $100-150 average
Additional bustles - $25 ea
Steaming Bridal Gown: $100 (if I am not doing your alterations)
Steaming - Other : Formal gowns (not Bridal gowns) $60
Bridal Consultation: $50
This is only a 30 minute (max) appointment and not a full fitting. This is a partial pinning only, of the gown to make suggestions on alterations and bustling of the train
I will be able to give you an estimate the cost of alterations.
- Consider a consultation with me if you are shopping around for a seamstress and would like my opinion and suggestions for alterations for your gown.
When scheduling your appointment, choose "Bridal Consultation"
***Consultation deposit will be applied if you come back for me to do your alterations!***
Prom/Formal gown alterations: $90-150 average - Fixed minimum: $90
Beaded or lace gowns are usually higher than the average due to extra time needed
Formal Gown hems - $75 minimum
Rush fees: $50 for bridesmaid/prom for under 2 weeks before event
$100 for bridal gowns under 2 months before wedding
$150 for bridal under one month
Heirloom Christening Gowns and Communion Dresses
Starting at $350 - Using all fabrics and trim from your wedding gown
Repairs as well, to your family treasure - price based on repair needed
Other Alterations: (note: these are estimates, and could be higher depending on the garment)
Jean/Slack hems - $20/30 unlined/lined
Work skirt/dress hem - $30/40 unlined/lined
Formal skirt/dress hem - starting at $40 for one layer
Taking in pants/skirt/dress - $25 min
Sewing buttons - $10 for 1st button, $5 ea additional button
(does not include cost of button, if replacing)
Adding Cups $25
Bustles: $25 ea (odd number required: 1,3,5 etc)
Specialties: Adding buttons, gussets, adding/removing straps, re-fashioning garments and other alterations - all are priced individually as each garment is different.
Prom Gown/Occasion Dress: Fixed minimum: $500
Bridesmaid Dress: Fixed minimum: $400
Bridal Gowns: Minimum $1000. Pricing includes initial consultation and all fittings
50% Down payment required for Bridal
Materials not included for custom dress making and Bridal
Custom Drapes and other Home Fashions - priced by the job
Lined Rod pocket drapes average $500/window (you supply all materials)
Other style curtains (balloon, Austrian shade, Roman shade) are usually slightly higher.
Materials not included in prices for Home Fashions
$85-$150 depending on clothing (some have bloomers and 'flower' bouquets)I choose the fabric/yarn/embroidery thread, based on color palate you give for eye/hair color, and color of fabric desired. However, if you prefer, you may provide these. It will not change the cost of the doll.