• ANewsCafe.com Archive

    ANewsCafe.com Archive

    I have been writing columns for ANewsCafe.com since it’s inception in 2007. Some of the columns are about current fashion as shown on the runways from style.com and some are informational, like how to do an alteration. The first post is about altering lace wedding gowns…Enjoy! Lace Wedding Dress Alterations Tuesday, February 12, 2013 I mentioned in my last article that I have received questions about altering lace wedding gowns. With the 2013 wedding season quickly approaching, I wanted to start answering them so…

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    Welcome to Barbara Stone Designs!

    Hello! This is my very first post on my new website. My name is Barbara Stone and I’ve been a dressmaker and tailor for over 30 years here in Northern California. Please peruse the website ~ I have many pictures of wedding gowns, bridesmaid dresses, mob, and mog dresses that I have altered or custom made. I work on all men and women’s clothing. In addition to showcasing my portfolio, I also want to impart information on fashion, fit, design, and running a one…

  • About Barbara Stone Designs

    Barbara Stone Designs is a full-service dressmaking and alterations shop located in beautiful Redding, California. Focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction Barbara will do everything possible to meet your expectations. “I have been doing men’s and women’s alterations for over 30 years. I specialize in complex alterations. Updating a coat. Restyling a mom’s wedding gown for a contemporary bride. Re-cutting a suit for a guy who’s lost weight. I also do very simple alterations ~ pant hems, sleeve hems, replacing zippers, repairing…