Series 2, Episode 17: When you plan your outfit, do you also include plans for tweaking the fit of your project so you can adjust the shape so that it’s perfect on the big day? Have you had to tweak a fully beaded bodice at the last minute to really fit you perfectly? Mel does this as a normal part of her bridal and bespoke sewing business.
Series 2, Episode 18: Mel discusses how she continues to invest in her skills through various workshops including pattern drafting. She discusses the joys of reusing existing dress and vintage fabrics for making bespoke pieces.
What you’ll hear in this 2 part series is Mel’s caring nature and how this is an important part of sewing for brides and taking the stress of having their dream wedding dress in Mel’s capable hands.
You’ll hear how Mel manages herself during the process of making the perfect bridal dress every time. She’s really a calm thinker and she takes away your own concerns and frustrations.