Seems like there is a trend going where brides are wearing their mother’s gowns. Some are able to just have it fit to their frame. Others are drastically altering it, but still using the base. I love this. What a special thing to do. (And not to be a Grinch, but the money saved is pretty awesome, too.)
But what do you do if your mom’s dress is stained, ripped or completely the wrong size? You call me!
I only need a small amount of fabric to add a special sentimental flower to your bouquet. The piece will be permanently altered, but don’t you think this is a better way to keep it than in a box in a back closet?
So do you have any heirloom materials that you would like to incorporate into your wedding? Christening gowns, old bridesmaids dresses, or your sorority t-shirt collection would be a great sentimental touch. As would your grandma’s brooch, beads from a bracelet from a childhood friend or even strings from the shoes you were wearing when you first met your fiancé. Items like jewelry or antique handkerchiefs can be included in a removable way, allowing for your “something borrowed”.
Of course the most traditional statement would be your mother’s wedding dress or veil, but I would be happy to work with a special necktie (or several) from your dad or a piece of clothing from someone who may not be able to join you on your big day. This could be a very grand, but understated memorial.
Let’s chat. If you have something you wish to incorporate, I’m sure we can make it work.