A sample of some of my work

Custom fur-trimmed coat
Custom fur-trimmed coat

I made this coat just for Sharon - a dream come to life for her!

Wedding Dress - Bustled
Wedding Dress - Bustled

Gorgeous wedding dress after alterations, with bustle. Notice how the back line of the dress blends perfectly.

Scream Costume
Scream Costume

This accurate Scream costume reproduction was created for a local movie buff.

Corset Back
Corset Back

Have you found the dress that is perfectly *you* - only it's a few sizes too small?! Don't despair. Removing the zipper and adding a corset back may be the stylish solution to your problems, enhancing fit and personalizing the dress in a single stroke.

Ashley - Before and After
Ashley - Before and After
Shark Attack? Dragon Attack?
Shark Attack? Dragon Attack?

A costume for my friend's bearded dragon.

Amy and Tyrene Sands Costume
Amy and Tyrene Sands Costume

Amy and I whipped up this Game of Thrones look-alike costume the day before Halloween!

Got Milk?
Got Milk?

Custom sweatpants, because sometimes you just really need to look like Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (Superbowl 2013).

Straps Added to Gown
Straps Added to Gown
Melody's Roman Shade
Melody's Roman Shade

Treat yourself to window coverings designed to match your personality and home decor. Just look at how happy new draperies could make you!

Sheet Dress
Sheet Dress

Dress made from a bed sheet with lace overlay. Working time: 3.5hrs.

Gaping Boots
Gaping Boots

Ladies, are you sick of boots that never fit right? Jalayne was. She says, "My tailor gives me life!!! I have NEVER had a pair of boots that fit my skinny legs. Now I do!!! This is such a BIG deal for me! #thankful"

Coat Surgery
Coat Surgery

Witness the amazing transformation this coat underwent! Its owner was on the verge of donating her favorite cashmere coat because it was far too bulky with all of the extra fabric. We removed the excess and raised the hem to give this jacket a sleeker look and new life.

Massive Draperies
Massive Draperies

Two panels, each 12'-wide by 8'-tall, with pinch-pleats and black-out lining.

Santa
Santa

Santa comes all the way from the North Pole to have his alterations done by Alan the Tailor!

Custom Shirt
Custom Shirt

Look at my mom loving her custom shirt! She chose the pattern and fabric to create just the shirt she wanted. Thanks, Mom, for getting me started on the sewing machine!

Chair Repair
Chair Repair
Pieced blanket for my baby.
Pieced blanket for my baby.
Suit Alterations
Suit Alterations

Shortening the sleeves of this jacket and hemming the pants were enough to transform this ensemble from looking like a clown's suit to something very respectable.

Judy's Roller Shade
Judy's Roller Shade
Motorcycle Jacket Patches
Motorcycle Jacket Patches

I love applying patches to motorcycle jackets! Show your individuality and personalize your gear with just the right look.

Cindy's Custom Ensemble
Cindy's Custom Ensemble

The wearer of this outfit requested a copy of her favorite leisure suit. She could not find the look she wanted anywhere else. All she needed to do was bring in the fabric and the outfit to be copied. We won first place at the county fair.

Re-Covered Chair Cushions
Re-Covered Chair Cushions

The owner of this chair needed her cushions re-covered. I used special thread designed for outdoor use so we can be sure these cushions will stand the test of time.

Sleeve Shortening
Sleeve Shortening

Clothes feel better when they fit properly. Here you see the difference in an off-the-rack shirt before and after shortening the sleeves.

Custom Dress
Custom Dress

This young woman needed a white dress for a formal function. She chose her own fabrics and offered design input to end up with the dress of her dreams.

Melody's Curtains
Melody's Curtains

Custom partition curtains with fringed and tasseled edges to give a room extra flair!

Dramatic Sweater Alteration
Dramatic Sweater Alteration

Look at the amazing transformation this sweater underwent! From much-too-large to just-right. Sleeves were shortened at the shoulder, shoulder width was reduced, neckline was altered, excess fabric was removed from underarm, and the side seams were taken in.