Beads on a Gown…..Removing and Reattaching

Many of you out there have been asking me how to take off beads and reattach them. I don’t have a “rocket science” answer, but I’ll tell you what works for me. I just begin by assessing the area where they are to be removed. If I am taking in the side seams or bust of a…

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French Bustles…Making Them Even Easier Than Before!

A big thanks to Christy, at Alterations by Christy, for telling me about an even easier way to put French bustles in your gown! Many of you have seen the post I wrote on Putting Bustles on Your Wedding Gown. Christy saw it too and wrote to tell me about a step in the process…

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Taking in the Waist and Center Back on Denim Pants and Skirts

One of the more common alterations I do is taking in the waist and center back on pants and skirts. Most people try and solve this problem by just making a dart or two in the back of the pants. That doesn’t work too well if your pants or skirt is made of thick fabric and…

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