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Tel: 07985 465994

 Wedding Dress Alteration Specialist

Carol Gregory Design provides an expert wedding dress alteration service. She operates under the belief that great wedding dress design ultimately makes the client stand out from the crowd.  Our focus is on giving the client a bespoke garment and excellent service. Carol Gregory is a specialist in wedding dress and bridesmaid dress alterations and a talented dress designer who is wholeheartedly dedicated to creating individual attire for the whole wedding party.


What we offer


Wedding dress alterations

By choosing Carol Gregory Design you will be fitted by Carol Gregory herself. Carol is a professional seamstress and has over 30 years experience in wedding gown alterations and design. The fitting process is exclusive to the bride and her bridal party. During the process Carol will discuss your alteration requests and provide expert advice on the fabric content of your dress. You will have use of the dedicated fitting room in the West Midlands.


Wedding dress extras


Extra beadwork and applique can be added to your wedding dress to enhance the overall look. As well as this Carol Gregory Design can consider all bespoke garment requests.  

Bridesmaid dress alterations

As with the bridal fittings, you will be fitted and consulted by Carol Gregory. All alterations will be discussed and agreed during the fitting. Again you will have exclusive use of the dedicated fitting room, and a fixed appointment. 

Bridal accessories

Carol Gregory Design provides extra personalised touches to enhance your wedding outfit. These consist of, but not limited to: wedding veils, garters, bridal jackets and much more. These can be discussed with Carol at the fitting. 

Personalised bridal messages

We create personalised embroidered messages which can be hand-sewn into your wedding dress. 

Dress the bride

This is a unique service offered by Carol Gregory Design. Carol will attend on the day of your wedding to help the bride into her wedding gown, taking the pressure off the bridal party. This service can be extended to include bridesmaids and mother of the bride / groom.


For the groom

Carol Gregory Design also cater for the groomsmen. This includes jacket, trouser and waistcoat alterations, that will follow the same process as explained above. 

Carol can create waistcoats, pocket squares, ties, dickie bows and hankies from a fabric of your choice. 

Dress Storage


On completion of alterations your garments will be ready for collection. Should you wish to store these at Carol Gregory Design this is available at an extra cost. 


Steaming / Spot Cleaning


Charges for steaming or spot cleaning can be requested.





Carol made my Mother of the Bride dress. It was sensational. I had an idea and Carol made that idea come to life. Never have I had so many compliments on my daughters wedding. Carol is such a patient and talented lady and listens and delivers. Highly recommended. 5 Stars


My daughters prom dress was a little tight just a week before the big night. Carol knew exactly what to do and the dress and my daughter looked amazing! Can highly recommend Carol, it’s fantastic what she can do with a needle and thread!


If you are needing an outfit made for a special occasion then Carol is your lady. I have had many things made by Carol, outfits for my little boy to my bridesmaid dresses for my wedding. Nothing was too much trouble and she listened to exactly what I wanted and the end products were over and above what I expected. I would recommend Carol to anyone looking for a seamstress


Carol has a broad range of skills, from clothign alterations to making wedding dresses. She has a flair for creativity and is meticulous with her attention to detail. My family have used Carol's skills for covering chairs, cushions and curtains, alterations and the most spectacular bridesmaid dress for my daughter. Her skills are never ending, she is personable and easy to work with and would recommend her without reservation

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