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Dressmaking Master Class with Anna in Frome

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Dressmaking Master Class with Anna in Frome

Many of our customers also love to sew and our head seamstress Anna Vickery runs dressmaking classes at Millie Moon in Frome. Learn how to make a dress from start to finish with professional finishings or brush up on techniques.  Here are this months classes  DRESSMAKERS MASTER CLASS New this season is this great masterclass series with Anna Vickery This 4 week evening class is aimed at perfecting your skills. week 1 –  22nd August – Using Paper Patterns week 2 – 29th August – Zips and Buttonholes week 3 – 5th September – Hems and finishing touches week 4 –...

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Dee - Vintage Sequin Prom Dress

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Dee - Vintage Sequin Prom Dress

We have lots of beautiful true vintage dresses in our collection and some make the most gorgeous prom dresses ... Dee chose a stunning original 1950s baby pink evening dress heavily beaded with glass beads and sequins. The craftsmanship was just beautiful on this gown. The best thing about the vintage dresses (and all our dresses) is that they look lovely on their own but become something far more special once someone has added their style. This dress would look so different one someone else, you could just imagine Marilyn Monroe in it. However Dee wore it with added energy, teaming it...

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Edwardian Style Wedding Dress

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Edwardian Style Wedding Dress

Back in Spring when the cherry blossom was in full bloom we found the most beautiful tree along The Liberty in Wells and took the opportunity to shoot our '1910' white cotton Edwardian inspired dress.  The dress is made in a beautiful cotton lawn with a cotton lace hand appliquéd with cotton stripes and covered buttons.  You can view more details of this design which is available made bespoke to order.  As we now come to end of our busiest wedding season, white was the word of the Summer and we have made some beautiful fresh white gowns in cotton...

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Clara - Crystal Tulle Ballet Skirt and Vintage beaded crop top

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Clara - Crystal Tulle Ballet Skirt and Vintage beaded crop top

Clara's prom dress was such a delight to work on. Clara tried on lots of vintage dresses in the boutique before settling on a perfectly suited tulle ballet skirt in a dove grey that we embellished with Swarovski crystals to match a vintage cocktail top. The top was a rare cropped beaded piece, I think originally designed to wear over a cocktail dress from the late 1950s. Made in white slipper satin and covered in silver beads with the most fabulous lucite buttons at the back.  My favourite part of Clara's dress was how she styled such an overtly pretty...

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Colour Pop Photoshoot in Wells

Colour Pop Photoshoot in Wells

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