Wedding Dress Restoration

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Heirloom Restoration

 

Village East Cleaners has been performing wedding gown services in Las Vages since 1978,

Our garment and gown restoration process is similar to that of how museums store and care for their delicate clothing. Each item is cared for individually, by hand, and is never mixed with another vintage item or with any regular dry cleaning. 

 

 The Restoration Process

 

We first inspect the gown or heirloom garment with you and take pictures and note the condition and needs of the garment.  This is important as every restoration project is unique and requires great attention to detail.

 

We then select the best spotting and cleaning methods to be used.  Most of the processes are hand done and are labor intensive.  This includes hand spotting and a great deal of knowledge and past experience by or certified cleaning specialist.

Heirloom cleaning involves a series of gentle baths to restore the original color of the garment.  This phase of the process requires a knowledge of cleaning chemistry by our specialist so that only the correct solutions are used depending on the fabric type and its condition.

After cleaning your vintage gown or item will be steamed and pressed as necessary to restore the original shape of the garment.

We always enjoy cleaning heirloom gowns.  It gives us pleasure to show off our talents and to see the happiness when an heirloom garment can be displayed at a special 25th or 50th Anniversary.  Or better yet when a restored gown is worn again in a daughters or granddaughters wedding.

We also restore and alter many gowns to update them to a more current style for that special bride that wants some past and present in her wedding.