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Happy Holidays!

Wow, holiday time already?!  It has been a wonderful and action-packed year for me and Anne’s Alterations. I would like to send out a big thank you to all my clients; it has been a pleasure making your wardrobes better!  After a sewing-filled year, I am taking a vacation!Anne’s Alterations will be closed from December […]

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Bridal Gown Shopping Rules

I just found this fantastic website by a seamstress in Cincinnati, Ohio.  She has all kinds of helpful information for brides and bridesmaids.  I specifically want to share her Bridal Gown Shopping Rules because she really tells it like it is.  One of my favorites is Rule #4: “Sales people will tell you that any […]

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Anne’s Alterations featured on K.I.S.S. Wedding Blog!

Well, I am just getting some great publicity by the always excellent Melissa Dunstan Photography!  Check out this fun blog posting featuring a dress I redesigned a few years ago.  Kristina brought in a dress from David’s Bridal that was one of the most popular designs of the year. She had dreams of a dress that […]

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Anne’s Alterations dress featured on OneWed!

Remember that 1950s themed wedding alteration?  Katie and Jim’s wedding was featured on OneWed!  Check out the fabulous posting and Melissa Dunstan Photography’s great photos of the event!  Also check out the fun vintage inspired table settings created by KD Event Designs.  Don’t forget I also made those cute shoe clips and matching hair accessory!  […]

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Kristina’s Wedding Dress

I would like to share a few photos of a wedding dress alteration I worked on in May.  Kristina had a few special requests to make her dress special.  First the dress had a little extra poof in the hips that she wanted eased out and she wanted a ribbon attached to the bottom of […]

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1950s Wedding Alteration: Part 3

Here are a few more photos of the 1950s wedding alteration!  I created the bolero from a vintage pattern that I altered to create a more custom fit for the bride.  Hopefully I will be able to post a few wedding photos by Melissa Dunstan Photography soon!

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Custom Cape for Bike to Work Week

So apparently the City of Flagstaff Mayor Sara Presler agreed to wear a cape for Bike to Work Week….Little did she know that the lovely folks at Flagstaff Biking Organization were going to take her up on it!  I was commissioned to make a lovely super hero cape for the Mayor to wear at the kick-off celebration […]

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More Custom Dresses

Well, it has been awhile, which means I am busy!  Wedding season is in full swing and I have been altering like crazy.  Once of my favorite parts of altering wedding dresses is installing a bustle.  I create my own custom bustles that are individually tailored to each wedding dress and each fabric.  I spend […]

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1950s Wedding Alteration: Part 2

I have been having a great time working on this 1950s-themed wedding alteration!  The dress is so cute and I made some great hair and shoe clips to go with the outfit.  First I will show you the progress of the dress! Here is the dress before I made any changes.  It has such great […]

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Suits Suits Suits: Mens Fashion

Although women’s fashion gets a lot more attention, men need to look good too!  To most people, a suit is a suit is a suit, but men’s fashion has changed a lot over the years.  I think every man needs a good suit in his life, but there is no need to run out and […]

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