Our client loved the fabric but did not like the style of the skirt, and asked if we could convert into a sun dress. A few fitting consultations later, we had a cute sweetheart neckline finished with bias, a side zip and gathered skirt.
This cotton dress by Jaeger did not fit our client on top, and she asked if we could make it into a skirt. The alteration itself was quite simple due to the original wrap-around construction of the dress, but we still had to make a few minor adjustments to ensure the skirt sat well, especially […]
Deborah’s beautiful 1950s lace skirt had a 26″ waistband, and she wanted us to extend it. As the original lace waistband could not be extended, we suggested replacing with a new waistband, and settled on a matching green wide grosgrain ribbon. Undoing a few of the existing darts, we extended the skirt to her […]
This 1950s skirt suffered a common problem, as the original lining fabric had deteriorated with age. We carefully removed and replaced it, taking extra care around the pleats and ensuring the new lining was pleated too to boost the skirt’s intended fullness as much as possible.