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Consultation

 

At an initial Consultation, we will discuss the custom garment of your choosing in depth. Basic information would include the garment of choice, fabric/trims, and price point. The client can bring pictures and samples of what they are wanting if chose so. I will sketch and write notes during the consult to get a clear understanding of what the client is wanting. We will address any concerns or questions you may have about the custom garment also.

Travel Consultation

 

A Travel Consultation consist of the designer meeting the client at their location of choice. At an initial Consultation, we will discuss the custom garment of your choosing in depth. Basic information would include the garment of choice, fabric/trims, and price point. The client can bring pictures and samples of what they are wanting if chose so. I will sketch and write notes during the consult to get a clear understanding of what the client is wanting. We will address any concerns or questions you may have about the custom garment also.

Custom Design

 

The Custom Design process is for the customer seeking that one of a kind look that no one else could ever fathom. Bring your fashion ideas to life with my help for any and every occasion. There are four phases in the custom clothing making process with 3-4 appointments for the client.

 

Phase 1: Consultation (appt.)

 

At an initial consultation, we will discuss the custom garment of your choosing in depth. 

The type of custom piece the client desires can be selected or created. Selected styles can come from different references like pictures, flat sketch, samples, or ready-made garments. If creating a style, with the wearer in mind, we will talk together to get a clear depiction of the garment desired. We will look at different silhouettes, necklines, etc. and  I will sketch some designs down until we come to a completed look. I will also write notes to get a clear understanding of what the client is wanting. Once a final design is chosen, we will discuss fabric selection, trims, finishings, and price point. We will address any concerns or questions you may have about the custom garment also. At the end of the consultation I will take measurements of the client and downpayment for fabric sourcing.

 

Phase 2: Fabric Sourcing/Construction

 

After our initial meeting, I will go to source the fabric and trims for the custom garment. I then will begin to pattern make and drape the garment of choice. After finishing the pattern/drape, I will then construct the garment out of the fabric sourced. The first fitting will then be scheduled to test the garment for fit. 

 

Phase 3: First Fitting (appt.)

 

At the first fitting I will pin and mold the garment to your body & shape. Alterations will be done to the garment for changes to the final garment. Construction of the final garment will begin in the fabric and trims sourced. After completion of the final garment and pressing, a second fitting will take place to test the final garment for fit. 

 

Phase 4: Second/Final Fitting ( 1-2 appts.)

 

At the second fitting we will evaluating the fit and overall appearance of the garment. The client can decide if they would like any areas of the garment adjusted more or not. If the garment fit is good and the client is happy, you will be able to take the garment at the end of the appointment. If more alterations are needed I will pin and make them and the client will have one more final fitting. Client will be able to take the garment at the end of this appointment.

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