As a seamstress, it’s a great idea to push your skills to the next level. You want to make a career out of it.  Sewing is a skill that constantly gives back. Not only does it offer numerous physical and mental health benefits, it also allows us to create our own style of clothing, save money on clothing or alter our clothes to fit us correctly.  Ever wonder why celebrities always look so great?  It’s because their clothes fit perfectly!

Most people aren’t going to spend the time to learn how to sew or find a seamstress to alter their everyday clothes. There is one market that will always need alterations, however: BRIDES! It’s the one day every girl MUST look perfect in their perfect dress. 

Benefits of a Bridal Alterations Career

A bride can buy a wedding dress from so many different places; from Kleinfelds, to finding a killer deal on Facebook, to borrowing a dress from a family friend.  Chances are slim the dress will fit her perfectly.  She usually will need alterations. If you’re a seamstress and have experience with wedding gowns, you know it’s no easy task.  Without proper techniques, you may find yourself in a world of stress. And with a very unhappy bride

Don’t be scared away by the difficulty of altering a wedding dress. Having a mentor to walk you through each alteration avoids those mistakes and the word will spread that you can alter a wedding gown to create the bride’s dream dress!  As you train, you can take your seamstress career to the next level. And you will really start to see the benefits sewing can bring.

Word of mouth is one of the most powerful marketing tools in this line of work. Brides want someone they can trust.  If the word spreads that you’re a specialist in altering a wedding gown, they come to you.  Not only will you attract brides, but the mother of the bride, bridesmaids, and girls getting ready for prom, too.  They’ll all come to you. You can make your own schedule, create your own prices and own a thriving home business.

Can I Excel In A Career as a Bridal Alterations Seamstress?

Yes, you certainly can!  I’ve been in the bridal business for over 30 years.  Brides and bridal shops all over North America come for my help with their bridal dresses.  I created the Anderson Academy to help others become reputable bridal alterations seamstresses.  With my classes, I hope to help you take your seamstress career to the next level.

This academy is not just a bunch of videos you watch.  There are instructions on each video, homework, and tests.  Regular zoom meetings with me let me help you stay on track and get a jump start on your new career.  I offer 3 academy levels and by the end of them you will be a master in altering a wedding dress!  Once you graduate from the academy you will be featured on the academy website as a master seamstress.

Learn More

Visit my about page to learn more about the academy. If you are interested in enrolling visit my pricing page. If you have any questions about the academy or your wondering if it’s a good fit for you,  please contact me by visiting my contact page.