I specialize in creating
formal dresses and accessories for any Special Occasion in life;
and alterations of ready-made formal wear and creating 100% certified
organic cotton items for all family members including your furry family
I offer my customers the opportunity for us to design
together. If you have an idea, we can work together to produce it.
Services I offer include:
· Women's Alterations (see prices below)
· Women's Couture Wedding &
· Women's Couture Special
· Custom Bags for All Purposes
· Custom Pillows of all
· Custom Valances and
· Custom Embroidery
· Most anything that can
be sewn using material! (except for leather)
· Original Czech Glass
· BRAZA Bras (sew in
cups or adhesive)
Open by appointment only and I schedule around your availability.
Contact Susie at Created By Steph's Mom to discuss your alteration or couture item and schedule an appointment.
Alterations require in person fittings at
44 Skyview Drive, Lenhartsville, PA 19534 (3 miles outside of Kutztown off of
2019 Alteration Pricing
Wedding Gowns, Bridesmaids, & Prom Prices starting from:
first 48 inches circumferance $25.00 minimum, Hem after first 48 inches $1.50 per foot,
and replacement of lace on hem $25 per hour
in or out $25
in or out with boning $35.00
in or out with lace or bead work $25.00 per hour
seam with sleeve $35.00
strap adjustment $15.00
seams in or out $25.00
seams in or out with boning $35.00
seams in or out with lace or bead work $25.00 per hour
$25.00 per hour
$35.00 (free with alterations)
fee of $25.00 may apply for wedding gowns scheduled later than 2 months before
Payment can be made by check, cash, or all major credit
cards via PayPal.
6% PA sales tax will be charged on formal wear alterations.
Alterations must be paid for in full before any dress
leaves my shop.
At the first
fitting, you will be pinned in your dress and I will make a note of everything
that needs to be done to your dress so it is altered to perfection. (If hem
only, skip to Pick up Date below)
At this fitting,
your dress alteration will have been basted. In order for this to happen,
certain seams need to be open. These seams will remain open until you are
satisfied with the fit.
Your hem length
will be measured at this fitting since alterations can change the length.
If a substantial amount needs to be cut from your hem, I may cut some off and
measure your final hem at next fitting.
will be a final check up to make sure everything is going as planned with your
alterations so we can make our final changes (if needed) and close up all the
seams so your dress will be ready for pickup.
be finished. I will have you try on your dress one last time to make sure
that it is absolutely perfect.
To each fitting,
bring the shoes and undergarments that you wear with the article being
Casual, non-formal Alteration Pricing
(Add $10 to each procedure for lined
garment, add $9 to each procedure if has top-stitching)
This is a short list;For more pricing contact Susie
Dresses Prices starting
strap adjustment $12.00
Zipper $18 - plus price of zipper
Women's pants Prices starting from:
slacks, pants $10.00
with cuff $12.50
jeans with re-attached hem $20.00
Zipper - regular or invisible $12.00 plus cost of zipper
Zipper - Jeans $15.00 plus cost of zipper
Skirts Prices starting from:
zipper $15.00 plus cost of zipper
Jackets / Coats Prices starting from:
· Hemming sleeves - no lining, no vent: $18.00 - $25.00
· Hemming sleeves with a vent and lining: $26.00 +
· Hem sleeve from the shoulder (lined): $75.00 +
zipper - sport jacket / vest $20.00 plus cost of zipper
zipper - heavy duty jacket $30.00 plus cost of zipper
zipper - ski jacket $30.00 plus cost of zipper
zipper - sleeve zipper $15.00 each plus cost of zipper
existing zipper-$5.00 plus cost of slider or stops
Sew on Patches
sizes $5.00 each
Payment can be
made by check, cash, or all major credit cards via PayPal.
No PA sales tax
on casual wear
Order categories and Instructions:
Fit Couture Wedding Gowns, prom Dresses, Women's articles of clothing etc. require in
person fittings at 44 Skyview Drive, Lenhartsville, PA 19534. Press the above CONTACT US button or or phone/text 484-388-3120 to discuss the item you want made and
schedule an appointment. During the first appointment, we will discuss the material you want, style etc. Bring pictures of how you want the bodice, back, skirt, train, sleeves etc. and We design together.
Pricing and completion time are determined
on design details, pattern development and fitting issues, fabrics and
trims, and anticipated sewing time.
Designed Items are non-fitted items such as bags, totes, pillows, curtains, etc. designed by you and me; Press the above CONTACT US button or phone/text 484-388-3120 to discuss the item you want made.
Pricing and completion time are determined
on design details, pattern development and fabrics and trims, and
anticipated sewing time.
Embroidery is all made to
order. Your classic car can be digitized and sewn on a hat, shirt etc. Completion time is determined based on the complexity and
quantity of the order. All orders are created by Jon Barlow and go through Created By Steph's Mom,
Ready to Ship items
are already created items from randomly chosen
materials and may be similar to some of the custom categories. Ready to
ship items are all handmade with the same care as my custom items. Ready to ship are occasionally sold
. Proceed to my shop on Etsy
Puppy toys are posted and sold on Etsy
Most toys can be personalized and customized. Proceed
to my shop on Etsy
to view 100% organic chemical free toys for our furry family members. Unfortunately in today's world 40% of pets are dying from cancer. Pet toys are not regulated as our children's toys are. Who knows what our furry friend's toys are made from.
Together, Let's Make a Difference Go Green Puppy!
Return Policy: 10 day (including weekends) money back 100% satisfaction guarantee from the date shipment is received.
Contact Susie at Created By Steph's Mom immediately with reason for return.
Note: I am not responsible for damages or loss due to shipping or items stolen after delivery. Return Shipping charge is non-refundable. All exchanges (and returns if applicable) must:
- Be accompanied by the receipts.
- Be within 10 day (including weekends) of the day shipped, or if shipping takes longer than 30 days - 10 days from when you received your purchases.
- Be of original condition (unused, clean and undamaged, with no sign of wear), and with original product packaging (zipper bags, accessories, etc.) if any.
- Have all labels and tags attached.
- PERSONALIZED ITEMS: No return or exchange unless there is an error in the personalized embroidery from what you requested. For this, I will reimburse shipping.
- CUSTOM ORDERS: No return or exchange based on material chosen. Color and scale of the material pictured may vary slightly on monitors from the actual material. I use the store's swatch pictures. If you are uncertain about the color or texture of the fabric, please contact me and I will send a swatch of material. My swatches cost $4.00 each. On custom orders, I must order material and then send the swatch.