Services

Wedding Dress Alterations

Have you found the perfect wedding gown and do you require alterations to create the perfect fit? At Special Occasion Wear we will ensure that you will have the perfect fit. We will determine if your dress needs to be taken in, taken out, lifted on the shoulders, shortened or lengthened, we check the stitching, beading and embroidery to ensure that everything is perfect on your wedding gown.

Bridal Gown Re-Modelling

You may have a vintage wedding gown that is a treasured family heirloom. Anita will take care to ensure that your vintage gown is re-modelled to create the dress of your dreams whilst preserving their original charm and timeless style.

You may have a new wedding gown that you require re-modelling. You could have the bodice, skirt and sleeves re-modelled. Whatever your requirements we can ensure that we will meet your needs.

Hand Made Bridal Accessories

You may require hand made accessories, Anita can make these for you. You may require a bolero jacket, a specially designed bridal cape, sashes and bows or cravats made to compliment the colour of your bridesmaid dresses. Anita will ensure that any item designed and made for you is beautifully made to the highest quality standards.

Anita will fit in with the customers needs regarding appointments for fittings, the appointments can take place in your home or in Anita’s studio these can be made at a suitable time for the bride and bridal party in the daytime or in the evening seven days a week. Alterations and re-modelling can be undertaken for the bride, bridesmaids, mother of the bride, groom and best man. Anita can accommodate all of your bridal party needs.

Pattern Cutting Service

You may be a designer who requires patterns creating and grading for your collection, or a fashion student who requires patterns and sample making for their final collection, or a seamstress who requires a pattern to create a perfect garment for one of your customers.
Anita has been creating patterns for over 35 years for ladies wear, men’s wear, children’s wear, corporate wear, bridal and evening wear, there is also a toiling and sample making service available.

Christening Gowns

If you have a Wedding Gown that is of sentimental value you could utilise your beautiful gown to have a Christening Gown made for another special family day.
Christening gowns can also be designed and made to your preferences in a fabric of your choice.