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Nid Dressmaker & Designer

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by Aki S (subscribe)
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Published September 13th 2011

A diamond in the rough; Nid dressmaker is in appearance, a messy little shop full of bags and bags of fabric (which are all dresses waiting to be made). On the outside it may look like an untidy clutter but really it's a busy bee hive of beautiful creative dresses.

Nid has been at Henley Beach Road for many years and has been dress making in Adelaide for over 20 years now, finding himself making dresses for daughters of women that have had their own wedding dress/bridesmaid dresses made by Nid. Generations of woman still look forward to get their dresses made by Nid as well as many new clients.

Word of mouth is the only advertising Nid has and it has always been that way (and honestly it's the best way for girls to find out about this diamond in the rough). You can now 'Like" Nid Dressmaker on Facebook

Nid works with you to create a dress that suits your individual figure, made from scratch with his amazing pattern making and sewing skills. Starting with a picture of a dress you like, to create something unique for your special occasion. Nid is not a strict dressmaker, as long as you tell him exactly what you want he'll do the best he can to get it to be just right for you (which gives you room for changes to be done without much fuss as some dressmakers will charge extra for changing your idea or even refuse to make changes).

Typical clientele: High School Formal Dresses, Bridesmaid dresses, Mother of the Bride or Groom, Graduation dresses, Birthday dresses (21st-40th), Engagement dresses, wedding dresses and the occasional flower girl dresses as well as any occasion that requires you to look your best.

Prices are not judged my occasion so don't be afraid to quote for a wedding dress because his prices are standard and in accordance to the difficulty of the dress. You'll be looking at a starting point of $280 for typical dresses and the prices will go up from their depending again on the style.

To get yourself started all you need to do is call Nid (08-8352 5707) and tell him when you need the dress by and what the dress is for, and arrange a time to come in for a quick chat about the style of dress you want, then he can recommend what fabrics would be needed. It is then up to you to decide if Nid is the dressmaker for you; if the answer is 'yes he is' you can then go out and buy the fabrics needed and come back to drop them off and get measured. Nid has a bubbly, energetic and hard-working personality, he will strive to make the dress the way you want it to be.

If you have an event that requires an evening gown and can't seem to find one in store, Nid can help to make your dream dress. Three months notice is to be desired but try your luck and you might find that he can squeeze you in.

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Why? Can't find a dress in the shops? Come to Nid to get one that's perfect for you
When: By Appointment during 9-6pm on weekdays and 9-1pm on Saturdays. Call in to make an appointment
Where: 294c henley beach road, underdale SA 5032
Cost: Prices are accordance to the difficulty of the style but range from $280
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