Services &Specialties

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One-of-a-Kind Custom Couture Wedding Dresses 
and Bridal Ensembles:  (starting at $3000) 
Includes collaborative one-on-one custom design sessions, silhouette analysis, research material, fabric swatching,  original pencil sketches, a personal website, one-of-a-kind hand drafted patterns exclusively from your unique measurements, personal professional dressmaking and fitting services, from muslin/mock-up fittings to couture finishing. Your custom couture-quality dress or ensemble will be handcrafted exclusively for you by Brooks Ann Camper, a local professional designer/dressmaker/seamstress/couturier from high-quality locally purchased fine-fabrics and trims of your choosing.  Specialty services (such as beading, applique, dyeing or handmade trims) are also included.  



Add-Ons:
Custom Veil or Headpiece:  (starting at $250)
A custom designed and handmade headpiece to complement your handcrafted wedding dress.

Custom Handmade Bridal Bouquet: (starting at $250)
A custom designed and handmade bouquet to complement your handcrafted wedding dress before becoming a keepsake or heirloom.

Custom Accessories:  (starting at $50 each) 
Add a small handmade accessory for you or anyone in your wedding party!  (Subject to schedule availability)

Framed Rendering:   (starting at $250)
An original color rendering of your final wedding look, displayed along with samples of your swatches and trims, framed in a custom closed-corner handcrafted frame.

Dressing Service:  (starting at $125) 
Recommended!  I will personally come to your wedding and/or portrait site with my sewing emergency kit, steam iron, etc., (I can even transport the dress, if you’d like) to provide expert dressing service for the bride, as well as attend to any other fashion help required to get your entire wedding party ready to walk down the aisle.

All are subject to 7.75% North Carolina State Sales Tax.

My Specialties:
Designer vintage looks (Dior, Vionnet, Givenchy...), collaborative design process, non-traditional looks, color!, texture, creative ideas, applique details, unusual mixes of natural fiber fabrics, cut-in-one sleeves, hand stitches, attention to detail, transitional garments (one look for ceremony, then pieces added or removed to create a new look for the reception), personal requests, achieving the look of fullness in a skirt without using mounds of underskirts, couture closures (no fake buttons sewn onto unsightly zippers), dressmaking from a historical and couture perspective, real dresses for real brides, appropriately flattering styles for brides of all ages, shapes and sizes... 
and making sure your wedding dress represents the one-of-a-kind person you are!

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Photography credits:  Top:  Kent Corley Photography.  Second:  Greg Pearson Photography.  Third:  Kent Corley Photography.

Bottom:  Greg Pearson Photography