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Dressigner's mission statement:

Based in NE Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dressigner is a small professional bridal and formal alterations studio, specializing in dresses, which offers custom sewing services for individual clients. It's dedicated especially to people who appreciate fashion, great fit and the work of artisans. The mission of dressigner in this era of industry is quality of a beautifully sculpted gown, with an intimate fit, and extreme attention to detail. Greatest amount of time, care and effort are put into every creation in order to achieve the perfect result. Wedding gowns are the most complex garments of all the attire. They are often embellished with beads, trims, laces and are constructed from several layers of fabric, stabilizers, boning, crinolines etc. The best profesional skills will be applied and the love will be spilled all over your garment. Coming to dressigner will deliver you the desired peace of mind that comes with the trust.

Meet the seamstress Malgo:

Her experience with sewing started over 40 years ago when she made her first skirt on her grandmother's treadle sewing machine for a school dance. Her passion for sewing clothes, specifically dresses led her towards continuing her education in fasion. After graduating from the High School for Design and Fashion in Poland in 1992 she earned a Diploma of Craftmanship in custom dressmaking from the Chamber of Artisans in Poland. Her geatest education in Europe includes learning directly from custom cotoure ateliers. Later she moved to the US and worked for leading fashion companies woking directly with designers producing prototype clothing and bridal gowns. Almost a decade ago she started altering gowns for bridal stores and started her small custom dressmaking and bridal aterations studio Dressigner. She designed and made several beautiful special ocassion gowns for her clients in the past. "I understand how important it is to feel beautiful and comfortable in a your wedding dress, therefore I am here for you, and will be honored to make it happen. There is nothing that makes me more happy than a satisfied client."

You can find plenty of information and many answers to your questions on my website.

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Frequently asked questions

How do you price dress alterations?

By Piece

Who do you provide services for?

Bride
Bridesmaids
Mother of the Bride
Mother of the Groom

Which of the following services do you provide?

Alterations
Appointments Only
Full Customization

Which of the following items do you offer?

Plus Size Gowns
Undergarments
Veils

What is the average turnaround time for a bridal gown?

Less than 6 months

What is your return policy?

Final Sales
Partial Sale
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94% Recommended by couples
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Multiple reviewers highly recommend Malgo for wedding dress alterations. They praise Malgo's attention to detail, professionalism, and expertise. Many reviewers mention that their dresses fit perfectly and looked beautiful after the alterations. Malgo is described as patient, kind, and accommodating. Reviewers appreciate her ability to handle intricate lace and beading, and her skill in creating stunning bustles. Overall, Malgo is highly praised for her work and is recommended for wedding dress alterations in the Philadelphia area.

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This AI-generated summary gives you a snapshot of the overall ratings and feedback from the reviews this vendor has received.

Multiple reviewers highly recommend Malgo for wedding dress alterations. They praise Malgo's attention to detail, professionalism, and expertise. Many reviewers mention that their dresses fit perfectly and looked beautiful after the alterations. Malgo is described as patient, kind, and accommodating. Reviewers appreciate her ability to handle intricate lace and beading, and her skill in creating stunning bustles. Overall, Malgo is highly praised for her work and is recommended for wedding dress alterations in the Philadelphia area.

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Caitlin Sent on 01/01/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Excellent!!

Malgo is the absolute best! I bought a sample dress that was not only too big but also had style features that I wanted to change. Malgo was so patient with me as I went back and forth on deciding exactly what I wanted and my dress came out perfect!! It turned out better than I could of imagined and I’m so happy that I chose Malgo!
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Jen L. Sent on 12/31/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Thank you, Malgo!!!

Malgo is nothing short of amazing! I planned my wedding in a very short timeframe and I was in the middle of losing weight, and even with all of this going on, Malgo made my dress look absolutely perfect. When I purchased my dress, it was way too big for me but Malgo made my dress look like it was made for me. I got to know her over our appointments, and I even got a little emotional saying goodbye at our last appointment because I knew I’d miss traveling to go see her! Malgo is wonderfully attentive to detail, and I have never felt better about myself than I did on my wedding day. Thank you, Malgo!!
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Sara W. Sent on 11/06/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect alterations!

Malgo did an amazing job altering my wedding dress. I loved how detail-oriented she is and always made sure the final fit was perfect! I would love to work with her again.
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