Custom or Designed Vintage Style from 1920s - 1950s +

252 Sales


Custom or Designed Vintage Style from 1920s - 1950s +

252 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Blue Fountain

Blue Fountain on Oct 1, 2013

2 out of 5 stars

There were huge issues with this order, primarily the time frame which is going into the six month since I began payments. I have now lost feedback privileges on 2 parts of this 4 part transaction because of how much time has elapsed& this wedding order is due to be completed this week. 1st payment of 176.00 was sent in APRIL w/ a 2nd payment in June when the first 3 items were to ship. Due to seller's personal life&my willingness to wait the first TWO items did not arrive until AUGUST 8th. One of the two items that arrived on the 8th was nothing like what I ordered. Seller admitted that they had lost the agreed upon design and did work to produce and finish the order I was expecting. I strongly recommend that custom clients doing any business with WOFA world get a contractual agreement in writing with a final date.


Yvonne responded on Oct 3, 2013

Woww. Where do I start with this transaction?! first of all, this was the third overall transaction with this client. I had previously made here a wing bust dress with a matching bolero.The first transaction was very trying and stressful to work for this person. She didn't realize I work for many, not just her. I bent over back wards to reassure her all would be fine. I also advised her that her measurements were off and most likely she would need to have the bodice length fixed. When she received her order, She was angry,so much stress because I of her mistake. she sent it back, I fixed it to the professionally given measurement. She then emailed and said it was the most beautiful fit and dress. this third and FINAL transaction. VERY hard person to work with! never again!

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Anonymous on Aug 16, 2013

1 out of 5 stars

I ordered the keira dress in December, with the alteration of having a higher back and adding a flutter sleeve. I was very emphatic that I needed the dress by early July. Yvonne seems like a very nice person, but I didn't receive pictures of the muslin pattern until June 25th, and it was only the top part of the dress. When the dress arrived it didn't have the waist sash, which was the whole reason I ordered it. There are other issues with the dress, but I figured a seamstress could fix them. So I paid $130 to send the dress back to her and she agreed to add the sash. She did work quickly, and I appreciated that. But she told me she had mailed the dress back to me on the 17th of July and would send tracking number to my email. I emailed her repeatedly over the next week asking for the tracking number. 7 days later she said she had left it with someone who didn't send it. She said she would send it out, and two days later sent me a tracking number. The dress arrived on July 30th and the dress did have the sash, though I'm not pleased with it. The sash is off center, and not sewn on well, so I won't be wearing it for my wedding.


Yvonne responded on Sep 16, 2013

The transaction started out fantastic then evolved into a free add and upsetness, I worked hard and put my heart into making this creation from scratch for Hannah. I bent over backwards to give Hannah the end product she was looking for. I did my best to interpret a plus size gown for her and she was not happy with anything. The bridal gown looked amazing! I apologize that It did not make her happy. I paid a lot of money to ship out also, I also lost alot. My response to Hannah -no hard feelings.

Anonymous on Dec 23, 2012

5 out of 5 stars

Wow, such a beautiful dress! Arrived just in time for Christmas in perfect condition! Thank you SO much! xx

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Last updated on June 26, 2013
Doing what I love since 2000 and before, brings me happiness galore! I love what I do and hope it shows. Meticulous top quality Artistic Designs, custom made reproductions and Designer inspired fashion is what I offer my customers. If you have photos or an idea for a project, contact me. I try to add variety weekly or at least monthly, please visit often. I ship WORLDWIDE and do my best to give you the lowest shipping cost to your area.

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I allow payments for my vintage designs, reproductions or any style CUSTOM work in several ways: 1) full payment for less than $250.00 2) if the total cost is large, I request 1/2 to reserve, 1/2 when we are at checkpoint with your dress or party.

Please understand that I, BY MYSELF, work tremendously hard and I am very meticulous with details on ALL my work. I work really hard.. NO REFUNDS if you simply choose not to pay.
We accept all major payments via Paypal -Echecks take up to 2 weeks to clear so please make sure you contact me so that I are aware you are paying by Echeck
Refunds and Exchanges
No returns unless we send you the wrong item. NO REFUNDS ON CUSTOM or Sample clothing at all but I assure you top quality items. I work hard on custom items - Feel free to contact with any questions regarding your order or after order.
Additional policies and FAQs
if you want your item quicker than normal wait period, the rush order fee is $30.00 to $50.00 for less than 3 weeks rush


Policy statement:

So sorry but as of 2011, I do not take custom work unless the client is willing to provide me with Professional measurements read from a seamstress or tailor. Professional measurements are more of an accurate fit, ALTHOUGH you may have to have some additional modifications if you are losing weight or prefer me to leave "room for alterations".

PROCESS OF ORDER: takes from 4 weeks to 3 months depending on what i am customizing for you.

1) you contact me with your preferences and order information such as custom item, color, fabric, size etc.
2) You reserve my time with payment/deposit of half payment or full payment for orders less than $250.00
3) I send you to be professionally measured with a REQUIRED measurements chart I will upload to your email.
4) I order your fabrics
5) I create your patterns once i have your measurements.
6) I will then contact you before i mold the fabric onto the pattern to check any new weight loss or new measurements.
7) I create/custom item
8) i then ask for last payment before shipping.
9) I ship with full signature confirmation, and add insurance if you pay for it
10) I ask for your feedback. I request you contact me before leaving feedback if you have any problems.


I do not copy any designers dress exactly, I simply interpret my view of the vintage or modern dress picture you are sending me. WITH THAT BEING SAID: a vintage dress will never be able to be reproduced 100%. Every persons' body is different, a small size will not look the same as a plus size and vice versa -please keep this in mind.

FOR CUSTOM WORK refunds and returns: I do not accept any returns or give refunds on any custom work. I take extra steps to make sure we are delivering what the customer is asking for.



It is a new policy for you to get measured by a Professional seamstress or tailor to ensure custom fit. If you do not --we can't guarantee the fit.
I request these important professionally given measurements to CUSTOM a fit for you: I will send you a thorough chart to help you get measured.

*Current size of clothing
*Bust around the front
*Upper bust (above the chest around armpits)
*Under bust (under the crease below breasts)
*Bra size and Cup size
* Nape of your neck to your Waist downward (at back)
OR mid shoulder to waist downward (THIS IS FOR BODICE LENGTH)

*Mid shoulder to nipple downward
*Nipple to nipple across
*Shoulder to shoulder --FROM the back
*Natural Waist at dip (measure around the waist NOT tight)
*Hips at thickest point -usually around 9 inches from natural waist
*Height with shoes to be worn
*Armhole or armpit around OR Arms eye circumference
* Your REQUIRED length of the SKIRT from the waist to bottom hem
*For floor length, I need both the front and back REQUIRED length



*4---- 2 ------8
*6---- 4 -----10
*8---- 6 -----12
*10--- 8 -----14
*12--- 10 ----16
*14--- 12 ----18
*16--- 14 ----20