Tying the Knot - Reception Dress

Reception dress, custom made for the bride to change into after the ceremony.

Tying the Knot - Reception Dress

Custom creation made for dancing in. A relaxed fit, while maintaining the elegant look of a bride.

Yosemite's June Bride

What a backdrop! This gown aptly fit the scenery. 1950s vintage pattern, sewn and embellished to display that retro style while incorporating a modern vibe.

Yosemite's June Bride

Custom gown. Using a 1950s vintage pattern, sewn and embellished to display that retro style while incorporating a modern vibe.

Yosemite's June Bride

Custom gown. Using a 1950s vintage pattern, sewn and embellished to display that retro style while incorporating a modern vibe.

Yosemite's June Bride

Custom gown. Using a 1950s vintage pattern, sewn and embellished to display that retro style while incorporating a modern vibe.

Yosemite's June Bride

Custom gown. Using a 1950s vintage pattern, sewn and embellished to display that retro style while incorporating a modern vibe.

Studio Shots

Studio shots of the Yosemite's June Bride gown.

Studio Shots

Studio shots were taken to showcase the appliqued sequin design. This is the modern embellishment that was added to the 1950s vintage pattern design.

Hand Made Lace Garters

The bobbin lace edging on these garters was hand made custom for this bride. They are so delicate!

Hand Made Lace

Hand made bobbin lace, made custom for the bride to incorporate in her garters.

Custom Comb

The flowers were hand made by making wire frames and dipping them in wood glue to create the petals. They were then painted to look like the flowers intended. The bride couldn't find silk versions of the wild flowers she desired to use in her hair comb and bouquet, so we made them.

Wedding Dress Alterations

Wedding gown alterations. Exchange a zipper back for loops and ties for an elegant open back look.

Wedding Dress Alterations

Alterations made to the lace edge on the back to fit her shape perfectly.

Wedding Dress Alterations

Alterations made to the shoulder element. Cinched in and boning structure added to create the gathered look and to keep it flat against the body while worn.

Wedding Dress Alterations

Alterations made to the shoulder element. Cinched in and boning structure added to create the gathered look and to keep it flat against the body while worn.

Wedding Dress Alterations

Alterations made to the sleeves and arm holes for a better fit.

Bridal Alteration & Flower Girl

We altered this bride's wedding dress to have a significantly shorter train and it gave us all of the beautiful fabric we needed for a matching dress for her daughter, the flower girl.

Flower Girl Dress

We altered this bride's wedding dress to have a significantly shorter train and it gave us all of the beautiful fabric we needed for a matching dress for her daughter, the flower girl.

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Studio Shots

Studio shots were taken to showcase the appliqued sequin design. This is the modern embellishment that was added to the 1950s vintage pattern design.