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2016-2017 Guide For Alterations

Hello! To assist you with your alteration needs, I have provided this handy guide! Please use the helpful tips to schedule your appointment on time. Be sure to follow me on Facebook for additional assistance in how I am booking in the event you need to plan a little further ahead. ​As always, thank you…

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Introduction For Prom Preparation

Introduction to Postings Hello Everyone! It has been a couple of years since I posted these helpful tips, so I thought I would share them again. Over the next several weeks, I will share some helpful information to assist parents/guardians in the Preparations for Prom. I know it seems kind of early since we just…

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2017 Pick “The Knot Best of Weddings”

Exciting News to Share! Hello Everyone! In my Blog and the press release, I wanted to share the EXCITING NEWS about my Award, “2017 Pick The Knot Best of Weddings”. Please feel free to click the file below to read the PRESS RELEASE. Thank you to all! bow2017pressrelease-firsttimewinnerthejoyofsewingembroideryservice.docx Download File

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Appointment Scheduling Must Know!

“HELP ME TO HELP YOU MORE EFFICIENTLY” – OPTIONS!!! Hello Everyone! I just wanted to send this BLOG POST to assist in the number of calls and messages I receive! I AM SO INCREDIBLY GRATEFUL FOR YOU and truly want to help everyone, but I am one person. If you email, leave a message, etc., it may…

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Scheduling Guides for 2018…

For Initial Bridal Consultations & Formal Hello Everyone, and Welcome to the Gearing of the 2018 year! I have put together these guides/slides to assist in the guesswork of timely scheduling for alterations. PLEASE REMEMBER MY TIPS! #1TipPlanAhead #2TipFollowMeOnSocialMedia #FirstBookFirstServe #OnlineScheduling #WaitListOnWebsite #SeamstressJustAsImportantAsOtherVendors  First, you will see the General Guide to Scheduling for all of my Services to help give you a better idea…

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Post #1/5 Planning Ahead

Planning Ahead The biggest Suggestion is to PLAN! I Honestly can’t STRESS this ENOUGH! Brides, it is best to find and order your dress 12 months in advance to allow for delays and the alteration process. For Prom, it is best to shop over Christmas break but no later than the end of January. Whether Bridal…

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Post #2/5 Where To Shop

Where to Shop I always recommend that it is best to shop at a store instead of online first. In a store you: Get to try on the dress and make sure you like the style, colour and lines. Receive more of a personalized shopping experience, and they will be able to assist with your questions…

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POST #3/5 Dress sizing/online ordering

Sizing/Online Ordering Tips As noted in the previous post (please review if needed), you want to be sure to order the correct size base on how the dress fits you in the store. (Don’t forget about stretching, as can often be the case with samples.) In addition, please keep in mind that you always want to order the…

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Post #4/5 Scheduling

Scheduling Must Knows Scheduling an appointment with me is extremely easy! You can click on the “BOOK NOW” link on my Business Facebook Page or access it by one of these methods: My website: www.thejoyofsewingservice.com (has a floating button on each page) The scheduling page is also directly on my website. (as well as the waiting list, if…

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Post #5/5 Scheduling

Fittings/Timelines/Final Hints Suppose you need both In-take (or Let-Out) AND a Hem. I will have you return for a fitting after altering the top before moving onto the hemline. Why? It is always best to work a dress from top to bottom to avoid a shorter than the desired hemline since the top of the dress…

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