Testimonials

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I Felt Perfect

“Here’s a couple of pictures that really show how amazing I felt in my dress. I felt perfect on the day, thanks to you. THANK YOU!!!!” 2017 Ali – Allure Couture from New York, Robin Goodlad Photography, Axnoller House.

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Life Saver!

“I really can’t recommend ChantelleSophia enough! Chantelle is such a lovely lady and she was a life saver for our wedding! Not only did she help make my dress more perfect than it already was, she fixed a bridesmaid dress the night BEFORE the wedding! All our fittings were such fun and I just can’t thank her enough! 🙂 Thank you so much for your help and quality service. 2018 – Chloe Caldicott, Wed 2 Be, Alice Rose Photography

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My Dress Fit Perfectly

“I just wanted to say a big thank you for all your hard work to make sure we all looked fantastic on my big day. We gave you such a huge job and you were excellent. My dress fit perfectly and the girls looked beautiful. Thank you so much for everything you have done for us we can’t thank you enough, dresses looked amazing.” – 2018 Zoe

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Service Is Impeccable

I just wanted to put something in writing to you to say a very big thank you for your contribution to making my big day special by your expertise in doing the alterations to my wedding dress which was too large everywhere even with lots of heavy lace on it and also my daughters bridesmaid dress which had delicate lace and heading around the neckline which I thought was going to be impossible to alter. Your service is impeccable and we were both made to feel not only very calm in the knowledge of your skills but It also your professionalism with being made to feel comfortable throughout all stages of the fittings. The dresses were not the most expensive ones but your services costs were great value for money to make my day special. Thank you once again. I can not recommend your services enough and I would be more than happy in person to put anyone’s mind at rest who was considering using your services. As you can see. A happy day was had by all. Thank you” – 2017 Jacqui

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I Have Recommended You To Everyone!

“Just wanted to say a huge THANK YOU. My bridesmaids looked stunning!! Dresses fitted perfectly. Your service was just fantastic and I have recommended you to everyone! You were able to arrange with my bridesmaids even though I was not present and you sorted everything totally hassle free! My bridesmaids told me how friendly you were and how comfortable they felt. I cannot thank you enough! You also worked a miracle for my pregnant friend’s dress, the hours you must have put in are appreciated hugely. I couldn’t thank you enough!!” – 2017 Kirstie Smith

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Highly Talented

 “I’ve know Chantelle for years,  she is highly talented and I would recommend her to anyone. We had 3 bridesmaid dresses delivered from another company and they were not fitting around the waist and the hem was too long. With only 8 weeks to go until the wedding and a stressed bride to be, we got in touch with Chantelle who managed to make these alterations in a short time frame and to a professional level to all three dresses. Thank you so much we really appreciate your hard work!“ – Jess (Mary’s bridesmaid)

“You’ve done a great job with my bridesmaids dresses and the service you provided was excellent!” 2017 – Mary Davies

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Worked Her Absolute Magic

“Planning a wedding, picking flowers, choosing your colour scheme, doing your table plan, deciding on your venue, choosing your cake all seemed relatively “easy” the only stumble I can across as a plus size bride was the dress, after shopping in various bridal shops I felt deflated embarrassed and overwhelmed that I just didn’t  look right, it didn’t fit or I didn’t get that wow factor. After having a complete melt down my dad got on the case after a work colleague mentioned brides with curves in Wimborne and booked me in to have a look around. I went in with a complete open mind hoping this would be the place I’d finally feel like a bride. After trying on a few dresses I found my dream dress; but there was a problem! My arms! My horrible arms. Kelly was so kind and made me feel at ease and recommend a local girl Chantelle who alters  brides dresses. I had a fitting with Chantelle who made me feel at ease and worked her absolute magic. She managed to find the exact lace material on my dress and made me beautiful lace sleeves, she also added a section across the back where the V shape made me feel a bit uncomfortable, I received so many compliments on my dress, everyone loved the lace sleeves and how elegant it lookedTo this day I am still so grateful and thankful I had an amazing experience in the end. I met some lovely people and If I ever needed alterations again I’d be contacting Chantelle! Thankyou so much Chantelle your incredible at what you doA very happy bride! 🙂 xxx” –  2017 Kirsty, Brides With Curves, Emm Photography

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I Will Always Recommend You

“Thank you again for making my wedding dress perfect for me, it’s so beautiful and elegant, I really so feel incredible. I will always recommend you to anyone who needs amazing dress making skills! Lots of love x” – 2017 Michelle, Zip into corset and open keyhole back redesign alteration, dress from Bridal Reloved Dorchester

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You Saved Me From A Nervous Breakdown!

“Chantelle I had the most amazing day, thanks for your good wishes and dress steaming. You saved me from a nervous breakdown! I felt beautiful and Tony was speechless!” 2017 – Pam, Dress steaming for day before the wedding, dress from Exquisite Bridal Couture Winchester

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Robyn’s alterations included shortening the straps, taking in the side seams and replacing all lace and beadwork by hand, Robyn also opted for a train hook up for the evening and I shortened the very top tulle layer of her dress slightly. 2017 Dress from Brides With Curves

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Sam’s alterations including removing the fullness from the sleeves and resewing them for a flatter cap sleeve style, adding darts for a closer fit at the back and taking up the hem layers. I also added a train hook up for the evening and hand sewn applique to the front, 2017 dress from Brides With Curves

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Samantha had the side seams taken in, the straps permanently stitched into the dress and a train hook up added for the evening. I also altered Samantha’s bridesmaid dresses including adding bespoke straps from the excess hem fabric for a perfect match. 2017 Dress from Brides With Curves

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Sandy’s dress was taken in at the side seams and the hem taken up and a train hook up which turned the dress into more of a fishtale style for a different look. Sandy’s dress was from Courtyard Bridal and worn to the awards ceremony as a finalist for the customer service award with her business Sandy Crystel Holistic Healing and Shamanic Therapies, also at the Courtyard Centre Lytchett 2017

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I Loved All My Visits

I can’t thank you enough for my beautiful dress!! I loved all my visits to you and loved how you were just as excited about my big day as me! I was dreading having my dress altered but you made it so much fun!! Thank you for allowing me to bring my friends and little girls it was lovely including them in the process! Chantelle you are so talented at what you do! Please please don’t stop doing what you do, you deserve every success xxxxx” 2017 – Sarah Hambry

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Chantelle’s Work Was Beautiful

“I purchased my gown online, when it arrived the sizing was not quite as expected. I took the gown to Chantelle who sympathetically fitted a new back panel decorated with embroidered applique. Chantelle also adjusted the hem length to make it easy to wear. Then she pressed and hung the dress in a bag ready for my special wedding day. Chantelle’s work was beautiful and must be highly commended.” – 2016 Casey-Ruth

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Very Professional And Helpful

“Chantelle was amazing very friendly and helpful. She altered my dress and made me the most AMAZING pink and cream netted petticoat. Also altered m bridesmaid dresses they looked amazing and the girls loved them. Very professional and helpful and very reasonably priced. Thank you so much Chantelle, Love the new Mrs Smith x” – 2016 Emmie