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    “The Wedding is this Saturday!”

    Even if you are a guest for a wedding and not actually in the wedding party, you want to look your best. So why would you wait till the last minute to find the perfect outfit and then expect your alterationist to fit it for you? In my one-person business, I almost always have a two week turn around time. Sometimes, if I get a little ahead on my work, I will take on rushes but I will charge a rush fee because I…

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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…