Frequently Asked Questions
Here are a few of the questions we get the most. If you don't see what's on your mind, reach out to us anytime on phone or email.
This is depends on the design of the dress, but we usually ask for 6 Months Min to allow time to design make and fit your dress.
Yes we do! We offer a complete service along with Wedding Dress design and manufacture. Or if you just wish us to handle the design and making of your Bridesmaids Dresses only, we can do exactly that. Come and talk to us.
We have hundreds of bridal fabric samples for you to choose from, including laces, silks, polyester and lots more fabrics. If you’d like to bring your own fabric we would be more than happy to use that and also assist with how much to buy.
Every design is different, but base cost is from £2,500 this includes the initial consultation and all the fittings.
Wedding Dress Alterations
We ask that you book your initial consultation 12 weeks before your wedding. This gives time for alterations and further fittings.
Yes! Please don’t panic! Every dress can be altered no matter how intricate the design or details!
As many as needed! This is unique to each bride. In most cases an initial consultation followed by a further fitting 4 weeks later is usually suffice.
Yes, we work by appointment only.
Garments can be altered within 1-2 days, if you have a specific date in mind please let us know.
Unfortunately, our machines are not equipped to handle leather material
Yes we alter men’s clothing too!
Emma Guard Design, 7-9 Chatsworth Road, Worthing, BN11 1LY. There is parking on the road and also a multi-storey car park at the end of the street.
We can accept all types of card payments in the shop, if you would prefer to do bank transfer please get in touch beforehand and we can send over details for transfer.
Yes, you are more than welcome to bring a family member or friends to an appointment. The studio has seating room for 3-4 guests. Covid Restrictions Apply.
Payment is always on collection of the garment. When you are happy with the final alterations.