"How To Alter A Bridal Gown", provides step-by-step instructions, organized in easy-to-reference sections, to create the perfect fitting gown. Complete with illustrations and innovative techniques. This book is a must for either the professional seamstress who wants to make money at a business or the amateur seamstress who simply wants to alter a gown for herself a family member, or friend.
-- From simple hems and side seams, to extensive alterations involving shoulders, sleeves and bust seams, this book details the exact procedures necessary to alter all styles of bridal gowns. Other professional tips and techniques detailed in "How To Alter A Bridal Gown" include: bustling techniques for outside and inside bustles, time saving tips and tools of the trade, professional spot cleaning and pressing, comprehensive list of supply resources, hand beading techniques, fitting the gown, altering special problem areas, a sample price list and much, much, more.
About the Author:
Susan Ormond is a professional seamstress with over 15 years of experience in the alteration and custom design of bridal and formalwear. Susan received an undergraduate degree in Clothing, Textiles, and Merchandising and a masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky. She has owned and operated a retail bridal store and a home based custom design and alteration business specializing in formalwear. Through her education and experience, she has developed a reputation for being a clever and talented designer, and one of the area's best professional seamstresses.
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