Light bulb moments for your creative sewing solutions


Can't find something to fit your needs? Ask for our creative sewing solutions- a bespoke service.

Where do you go when you can't quite find the right clothes for your occasion, or need something a little bit different like a zip adding for a catheter, or because you have broken your leg and need to get it over your pot.

So far we have helped with the following solutions to sewing issues:


  • Bespoke mother of the bride and groom coordinated outfits (dresses and jackets)
  • Bridal suits
  • Added a 7 " panel to the back of a wedding dress that was too small
  • Adding in side panels for a bridesmaid who found out she would be 6 months pregnant after buying the dress
  • Added full length zips to side seams of trousers to let them open to fit over a metal leg frame.
  • Added zips to inside legs of trousers for easy catheter access
  • Added Velcro to flies to maintain self dressing and preserving dignity
  • Added a Yorkshire Rose  applique to the back of a wedding waistcoat.
  • Repaired vintage dresses after attacks by puppies
  • Replaced chewed coat linings after another puppy attack

Cars, caravans and bikes:

  • Made silk blinds for the back window to prevent screen reflection at night
  • Copied head lining patterns to replace worn out linings in classic car renovations
  • Replaced long zips in motor bike covers
  • Replaced curtains in motorhomes and caravans
  • Recovered upholstery for caravans, church pews and more

Household items:

  • Lined log baskets
  • Recovered chairs and loose covers
  • Mock roman blinds
  • Space saving single curtains for awkward spaces

Fun items/keepsakes

  • Made Miss Piggy into a bride
  • Recovered a 50 year old family heirloom Golly
  • Mended a 60 year old teddy

Need a bespoke and creative sewing solution?

Why not call or email us to discuss how we can help you. We usually can.

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