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The Fabric Almanac: What to Expect with Dyeing Your Dress

The Fabric Almanac: What to Expect with Dyeing Your Dress

With the Renegade Dye Lab now open (to bridal gowns beyond our own collection of nontraditional delights with pops of color), it has become necessary to back up and share a bit of education with brides about which fabrics dye best or not at all, stretch and shrink, and all kinds of textile science fun.  There are a few considerations.  We'll cover most in this post, but definitely be expanding upon some aspects and adding more visual aids in forthcoming posts. 1. What to Shop For 2. When To Alter 3. What to Expect from each Fabric 4. The Process 5. Our CredBefore...


Color Theory and a Primer on Dye vs Print

Color Theory and a Primer on Dye vs Print
There's a way to achieve any color combination you have in mind for your gown.  The issue is WHEN to approach the color, and as you might expect, results will be in your favor if you use some intentionality from the beginning.

Pizza Tracker Goals.

Pizza Tracker Goals.
Our theme for 2018 has been improving upon all our systems.  The addition of a Sales and Production Manager (a right hand woman) has been amazing, and we've streamlined so much in our project management.  That's good news for you, but we've got exciting reveals to share with you.  These are new elements that will be a part of your client journey after you place your order!  Let's take a look!

Short Bride Problems: Why it's not a matter of just hemming

Short Bride Problems: Why it's not a matter of just hemming
Unlike many brides, the idea of custom design may have already occurred to you - out of necessity!  If you were thinking you'd just need your gown hemmed, let me count with you the reasons why that's not your best course.

Five reasons why "Encore Brides" have it GOOD

Five reasons why "Encore Brides" have it GOOD

1.  Encore Brides understand priorities.So many of the most common budget planning mistakes and post-nuptial regrets are more easily avoided by couples with more life experience.  Maybe the first time around you were left questioning why you cared about wedding favors.  Maybe the catering was only so-so last time and you know to choose a more creative chef for this celebration.  You understand that this is a "no regrets" project.Learn about our "No Regrets" philosophy as it relates to your bridal gown look.2.  Encore Brides know themselves.When we're 22, we're just different women than when we're 30.  That's a fact, and...

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