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Jenn’s Rehearsal and Wedding Day!

De Nueva Photography It’s the final post in Jenn’s bridalwear blog series! The custom pieces I created in all the previous posts have reached their final destiny: on Jenn!  “Brooks Ann Camper turned my mama’s wedding dress into a rehearsal outfit for me and made my bridal shoot veil and wedding veil- With her hands!!!!…
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Basting and Fitting Jenn’s Top

My previous post was “All About That Lace…” This post could be called “All About That Baste…” If you’ve been following me for any amount of time you’ll probably know that I love basting. I find it totally wild that those who sew for themselves rarely employ this valuable technique. Basting is sewing with temporary stitches. Since temporary…
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Hi there! I'm Brooks Ann.

I’m an independent designer and couture dressmaker for one-of-a-kind bridalwear located in Hillsborough, North Carolina. I also teach the sew-curious both in-person and online.

My blog follows along with the couture process of how each heirloom-quality custom wedding dress is made from idea to wedding day, as well as other interesting tidbits related to sewing, weddings, and body positivity.

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