Posts by Sass

Work on a dress for a bride

I was approached recently by a client who had bought a Jenny Packham dress in a sample sale. The body of the dress fit fine, even the length was perfect. The lace mesh at the centre front had perished but otherwise it was in pretty good condition. Lucky girl. However, the same could not be said about the bust area. The dress was cut for a “C” cup at most whereas my client was a committed “F” cup! Not so lucky girl! Unfortunately, the shop who sold her the dress insisted all she needed was a strapless bra and all would be fine. Well it doesn’t take much imagination to know this was some very...

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