Sew Classy Bridal Designs Alterations/ Vintage Redesigns

Couture Bridal Alterations & Custom Accessories


  1. First fill out the Contact Sheet on the last page and complete as much information as you can. Example of Information I need:
  2. Wedding Date and Date Needed by if traveling out-of-State for your Wedding, or in the case of earlier Bridal Portraits being involved.
  3. If your gown needs cleaning please do prior to starting your fittings as some fabrics shrink slightly.
  4. Allow approximately 2-4 months for fittings with 3-4 fittings spread over the time frame.
  5. If you need a "Rush" Alterations less than a month there may be a "Rush Fee" payable depending on work load in the busier season. Example 25% of the alteration total.
  6. An Estimate will be furnished with total amount of fittings necessary to complete your work. Once you have approved the work with a deposit towards your total alterations with Final payment Due Upon completion. (Other payment plans options available upon request & time frame.)
  7. Your final fitting including your bustle lesson, I try to do within 1-2 weeks of your wedding date so you have the comfort of knowing it fits like a glove for your perfect day!
  8. If you require a gown pressing then we will schedule a Pressing/Pick Up Time for another day.
  9. Recommend have a travel steamer for the the day of the wedding for last minute touch ups.
  10. Please note: I can work on your gown early and have it completed earlier, but note having your gown completed too early could leave you with a dress dilemma and it may be too big/too small (Bridal Stress is Real and weight can fluctuate!) It would result in you having to pay again to have it fit your current bridal body.
  11. Most Brides are trying to work on the perfect bridal body but you don't have to wait until you get there before you work on your dress. I can help you along the way with the areas that need help. So don't be shy let me know!


Gown Alterations Guide:

Bodice (Beaded/Lace) $100 - $200

Bodice (Plain/Boned) $50 - $80

Waist/Hips/Skirt Reshaping $60 - $160

Hem Multi Layers/Crinoline $80-$140

Hem Beaded/Lace Resetting- $180- $300

Train (Remove/Add) $60- $200

Bustle $65 - $120

Bra Cups $30

Beading $25 -$50 hr. (Ask for estimate)

Please Note:

Most bridal gown alterations run in the range of $350-$600 depending on gown style and fabrics. Redesigns usually around $500-$1500 depends on beading/lace work/rebuilding involved.

Standard Bridal Alterations require 2-4 months lead time depending on my current work load.

Redesigns are a longer process so it is best to start 4-6 months lead time.

Custom sewing and miscellaneous work, please contact me.


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Return Check Fee $35.00

*(Labor Only Notions Extra)

**Prices are subject to change without notice.