Updated: Jan 4
We are currently all going through this peculiar time in our lives, and I wanted you to know what my plans are as business and how I can help brides to be.
During Covid-19 I can still work behind the scenes and produce a dress of your dreams through my bespoke process and here are the set of instructions on how it can work.
1. You email me a few pictures of your favourite wedding dress, describing what you like and dislike about them.
2. I email you back with my final dress designs and you decide on the one you like the most.
3. I draw a final image of the dress. If you have your dress design ready then send me the image.
4. I will send out fabric samples that match the final design.
5. We arrange an appointment on zoom. At the appointment we will discuss fabrics, colours, style and how to take your own measurements.
6. I will make a mock design (toile) for you and post it to you. (The dress will be packaged using gloves and left for two days before postage, leaving the mock design untouched will ease the risk of infection.)
7. You will try on the mock design and take into account any problems or areas which you want to change or alter.
8. We will arrange another zoom meeting where you will need to wear leggings and a tight top so you can try on the toile so I can see it. I will make notes where things need to be changed or altered and we will choose the fabric.
( There is no need to send the old toile back I will do a new one and repeat 5 until we have the right pattern and fit.)
9. Once we are both happy with the toile we will go into the next stage and make the dress using the final chosen fabric.
(Samples of fabrics will be sent to you with the first toile. )
10. The making of the dress begins and hopefully by then the whole virus will be dead and we can actually see you face to face for a final fitting!
(We are talking 3 months down the line from now - January 2021.)
11. The final dress is completed and posted to you or taken at the final fitting.
I hope this helps, especially if there are any brides that want to get married in 2021/2022 and they really want to get started on their dress.
From Sketch to Bride
All my dresses are lined in a gorgeous bamboo, which is so soft and comfortable. The silks are sourced from reliable companies and have Fairtrade standards.
The bamboo lining on the dress: Bamboo is antibacterial, breathable, offers UV Protection.
I also have designed a wedding dress in a Tencel fabric which I can show you via zoom. Please ask me for more information on this if you are interested about being beginning the bespoke process or any questions regarding me as an ethical bridal designer.
Best wishes through these difficult times, let's beat Covid and stay at home.
I will offer a price reduction too to those who work for the NHS or have lost money on a wedding that was meant to happen this summer 2020. Please contact me to discuss this further.
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