Alterations/Customization Work

If you are local to the CNY area, Katharine is available to do both standard and complicated bridal and formal gown alterations, as well as customization such as building matching bolero jackets or adding straps or sleeves to strapless gowns. Combining skills both from theatrical sewing and through years of alterations, Katharine combines the best of both worlds.

Bridal ballgown turned into a miniskirt wedding dress by Katharine Tarkulich

The sky is the limit for your creativity. For example, this dress was a ball gown that the bride bought on sale. Katharine turned it into a mini dress and used the excess fabric to create an elbow length cape.

White fantasy wedding bridal cape designed and built by Katharine Tarkulich

Specialties include working with people of all body types for a perfect fit, creating high-low hems out of both a-line and ball gown styles, and inventing couture-style bustles when desired. And with a keen eye for detail, Katharine will help you feel your best whatever the occasion.