J H Bridal Wear
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Made to measure special occasion wear at reasonable prices and alterations
Products and Services
Flower Girl Dresses
Mother of the Bride Dresses
Pricing & Costs
- Wedding dresses, bridesmaid and prom dresses, Mother of the Bride/Groom outfits, or any other special occasion outfit made to measure to your own ideas. If you have a picture of what you require, so much the better! If you have seen dresses where you like the top of one and skirt of another or any other combination, bring me pictures and we can put it together! I can also alter ready made items to get a really good fit, turn a zip up back into a lace up, take in, shorten etc, all at reasonable prices. I have over 400 patterns and a large selection of fabric lengths as examples of fabrics available. Please see my Facebook page (J H Bridal Wear) for up-to-date photographs of my work. My basic price is £12.50 per hour for work done. I also keep a selection of pre-used dresses for trying styles and ideas, which are for sale at very reasonable prices. To give you an idea of total cost, a plain dress with boned bodice, satin with organza or chiffon overlay, full length with short train would normally cost in the region of £500. I would need approximately 4 fittings, sometimes more.
ExperienceYear Business Was Established2008# Of Weddings HostedMore than 50# Of People In Team1Public Liability InsuranceYes
Location & Contact Details
What is your most memorable wedding?
My daughter's was the most stressful wedding I have ever supplied dresses for! I made the wedding dress and veil, two adult bridesmaids dresses and four flower girl dresses. I also made and iced the wedding cake and made the table decorations. By the day of the wedding I was ready to strangle my daughter!!
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Friendly, helpful, informative, talkative, homely!!
What about your business are you most proud of?
How many brides have sent me thank you notes afterwards!
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Describe your typical process with a couple.
I tell the bride to go try on as many dresses as she can find before she finally decides what she wants - it is rarely what she thought she wanted to start with!
What do you love most about your job?
All the fabulous fabrics I get to use.
What is your favourite style of wedding dress?
One that suits the bride really well!
What is the best way to incorporate "Something Blue" into the wedding outfit?
I have used blue bra strap holders, blue buttons for hooking up the train, and blue fabric for covering the endss of bones!
What is your favourite wedding dress of all time?
A 'Gone with the wind' style net dress with appliqued white peacocks and a lace parasol