1. initial consultation
During this first consultation we will discuss your inspirations and wedding themes. for reconstructions we will assess the style and condition of your heirloom gown, and brainstorm design ideas.
2. design consultation
during the second consultation i will present sketches and fabric samples based on the ideas and inspirations discussed. we will then come up with a final design often after a second round of sketches.
3. pattern drafting to first fitting
I will begin the design process by drafting an original pattern for your design to your exact measurements. With that pattern i will construct a sample dress (also called a mock-up or muslin) for our first fitting. you will be able to see how the design will look on you, and from there we will tweak and fine tune the design to perfectly flatter you. After this fitting i will return to the original pattern to make the necessary changes before moving on to the actual fabric.
4. second fitting
this will be your first time trying on your dress in the actual fabric. this is when you will really be able to see what the finished product will look like. the dress will be partially finished at this point so that the fit, and all design details will be perfected before the dress is finalized.
5. couture details
intricate hand stitched finishing is what truly makes your gown an extraordinary one of a kind creation.