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Simply Alterations : bridal

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Award winning bespoke bridal alterations and design. A friendly, enthusiastic and relaxed atmosphere for your bridal fittings, based in Bedfordshire.
Products and Services
Appointment Only
Bespoke Dressmaker
Bridesmaid Dresses
Dress Designer
Flower Girl Dresses
Mother of the Bride Dresses
Wedding Dresses
Pricing & Costs
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Prices start at
  • £120

Hugeeeee thank you
Hi Lisa, hope you’re okay ☺️just wanted to say a hugeeeee thank you for the alterations you did on my wedding dress! It fitted perfectly... 
By Charlotte Raitt on 15th December 2017
A happy couple
Married in November 2017

Destination bride
Hi Lisa, thank you so much for all the work you done on my dress it was absolutely perfect. Fit like a glove and I felt like a superstar... 
By Nirvana Callaghan on 15th December 2017
A happy couple
Married in November 2017

Thank you for your absolute wizardry on my dress. I am so grateful for the transformation and all your efforts. I would wear it every da... 
By Monica & Dan Jeffrey on 15th December 2017
A happy couple
Married in November 2017

Hair advice!
So glad you persuaded me to have my hair up 😉 💕
By Verity Estherby on 15th December 2017
A happy couple
Married in October 2017

Thank you for making my dress fit perfect! It was perfect all day and all night long! Xx
By Annie Hollowell on 15th December 2017
A happy couple
Married in May 2017

Felt like a princess
Felt like a princess all day, thank you so much xx
By Isabelle Fisher on 15th December 2017
A happy couple
Married in June 2017

Full Description
  • Simply Alterations : bridal run a by appointment only service for all your bridal alterations and design needs. Award winning with a great reputation across our local four counties, offering a friendly fitting for every bride. Completely independent, yet we are recommended by many bridal boutiques. Please don’t feel that you need to use the boutique based seamstress. As the bride you must feel comfortable with your seamstress, after all your dress just has to be perfect. Our diary does get booked up quickly, often before brides even buy their dresses and up to two years in advance. So it is never too early to secure your fitting.
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    # Of People In Team
    Public Liability Insurance
Press & Awards
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Press and Awards (2)
East England Bride Magazine
Rock My Wedding
Industry Awards (2)
Four Counties Wedding Award Winner 2016
Four Counties Wedding Award Highly Recommended 2017
Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • Beeston, Sandy, Central Bedfordshire, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Sandy
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • A1
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Sandy
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What is your most memorable wedding?
A few years ago a brides I saw was lucky enough to have the opportunity of wearing 3 dresses, yes 3! What an amazing choice she made too, one bride I’ll never forget.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Friendly Enthusiastic Personal Relaxed Accomodating
What about your business are you most proud of?
Since Simply Alterations opened in 2009 we have achieved a huge amount. We were the winners of the Dressmaker & Designer category in the 2016 4CWA (will find out his week if we win again for 2017!) and have taken part in a stunning photo shoot, with a Cuban theme off the back of that win. Such a great day. We are also proud of how well the business fits with my family life and how diaries are getting busier and busier.
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Secure your seamstress as soon as you can, it is so important to ensure you look absolutely perfect on your big day.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Transport from venue to reception was on an old double decker bus, with G&T or beer or the guests to enjoy on the trip!
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Email contact initially to secure a fitting date, which are usually booked up to two years in advance. We meet at my private studio for your fitting, where you are welcome to bring along any family members or friends. Fittings take approximately one hour, after which your gown is left with me for a week. We arrange a final collection and fit appointment for after that time, when you will collect your fully steam finished gown.
What do you love most about your job?
Meeting all you gorgeous, excitable brides!
What is your favourite style of wedding dress?
I have many as you can imagine, but personally I love elegance, mixed with magical princess.
What is the best way to incorporate "Something Blue" into the wedding outfit?
Often I see in a blue button or bow for my brides, if requested.
What is your favourite wedding dress of all time?
Essense of Australia and Mikaella bridal are my favourite designers at the moment. But an amazing Anna Kara dress has wow’d me of late!

Bridebook benefits

  • Bridebook Special Offer: Complimentary Steam Finish