The Alina Experience

We know just how important this dress is for you, so we make sure it's just as important to everyone that works on it. All of our seamstresses have several years of experience in alterations as well as in the bridal industry. 

We want you to look and feel absolutely beautiful.

Read more about our seamstresses below! If you would like to request to work with a specific seamstress, all you have to do is let us know so we can accommodate you.

Rukshana

Rukshana's love for creating started very early on in her life; once it was time to decide what she wanted to study, she knew it had to do with fabric and fashion. She obtained her Fashion Design degree in Uzbekistan and her second degree as a Fashion Stylist in Russia. Now, with over 12 years of experience in the alterations industry she still considers herself a student everyday. She explains, "there's always something new to learn." From learning about new bridal trends, to how to create customized pieces, Rukshana loves to keep learning new techniques and skills to help her brides fall in love with their gowns every time they visit her. She has made it her life mission to continue making brides feel beautiful in their dress. 

Veronica

Veronic grew up in the alterations industry. Her family runs a tailoring business back in her hometown in Mexico. Her first memories working with her family involve her helping bring fabric over to those working behind the sewing machine. She loved learning about the process and seeing how her family created pieces of clothing and made them unique. She quickly picked up on learning how to sew and how to use the sewing machine, by the age of 14 she was helping her family run their business. Now that she has worked in the bridal industry for over 15 years, she has developed a passion for making every single dress she touches look special for each bride. To see a bride happy about her work is her ultimate reward, she loves to hear, "This is exactly what I wanted!"

Melissa

Melissa's interest in becoming a seamstress started off in a very uncommon way. While working at a dry cleaners in Alaska, her manager found out she knew how to sew and immediately asked her to help with that aspect of the business. After beginning to work with different fabrics and pieces of clothing, Melissa realized she enjoyed her job like no other. Now, she has over 20 years of experience in the alterations industry, ____ of them working with brides. For her, being able to work with brides has become the most rewarding experience. She mentions how being able to share this intimate experience with brides is truly an honor, she feels like she is a small part of what has made their special day perfect.