FermataStudio

Take a peek behind the scenes at Fermata Designs. Hear the stories of our Fermata Brides. Learn along with us as we discover new techniques and resources. See what gets us inspired!


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Handmade, Handed Down

An Heirloom Gown for a Modern Bride Rachel's grandmother wore this gown in the 1930’s. It was made by hand by her great-grandmother, an Irish seamstress. The challenge to this ...
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Bryce in Brooklyn

Anyone looking to alter a wedding dress should go directly to Carla and enjoy her high-quality, incredibly friendly services! Bryce, Specialty Alterations
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Julia’s Sweet Summer Dress

She was like the fairy godmother in Cinderella -- an added petticoat here, some reimagined straps there, a perfect fitting, accessory consultations, and poof! [My dress] was one-of-a-kind and better ...
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Marika’s Pretty Polka Dots!

Design from the Bottom Up! Marika’s wedding look was equally about the shoes. She’s a shoe-maker who designed and built her own heels, and the dress had to match. We ...
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Can the soak save it?

Some Vintage Treasures Need Some TLCCan It Be Cleaned? In some instances, the best way to clean a vintage gown may be to soak it. There are some rules to ...
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Helen’s Purple Print

From New York to London, a custom couture gown that wows across the pond.
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Whitney’s Maine Maxi

Inspired by a 1960s shift, Whitney gets a wedding dress perfect for her modern style.
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Antonia’s Crinoline Craze

Fit for a Queen! On this rare occasion we were able to make a gown for another dressmaker – she came to us with research images, color ideas, and even ...
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