After decades making dresses, bridesmaids and wedding dresses for friends & family, Hilary Jane turned a lifetime passion into a full-time profession more than a decade ago. Qualifications in City & Guilds Corsetry and Diploma level Fashion, plus extensive specialist training in bridal, dressmaking, tailoring and millinery techniques complement a wealth of practical experience in making fitting wedding dresses and occasion wear to perfection.
Hilary Jane’s bespoke designer dressmaker services include:
Custom made wedding dresses - wedding dresses designed and custom made to your specification, combining your ideas with our expertise - bridal wear in silk and lace, jackets & boleros, coats and capes designed and beautifully made to measure.
Couture Corsets - a true metal boned corset to give an hour glass figure can be integrated into your wedding dress or made as a separate foundation garment.
Bridal party - bespoke made to measure for bridesmaids, Mother of the Bride & Groom, evening and wedding guests.
Extras - accessories including bespoke veils, muffs, ring cushions, garters etc, beading & embroidery as full bespoke designs or enhancements, groomswear waistcoats, cravats, ties and handkerchiefs.
Christening & Communion - robes, bonnets and shawls with beautiful bespoke hand embroidery
Wedding Dress alterations - Expert Bridal wear alterations including re-styles, re-sizing, repairs, maternity, beading & embroidery and bustles, to dresses both Vintage and new.
Dress the Bride service - for the Bride and her party, special help with corsets and corset dresses, as well as flowers, hats & fascinators, ties & cravats etc. Emergency sewing and spot cleaning, too!