Engelman Couture process

What to expect at your complimentary consultation

Step 1 –
You may provide:
Your thoughts and ideas
Magazine clippings
Favorite garments

We provide:
Fabric swatches
Body flattering suggestions
Design ideas
Artistic sketches

Conclude with:
Detailed measurements
(fully clothed)
50% non-refundable deposit

Step 2 –
Muslin fitting
The basic design of your garment is made up in a cotton muslin fabric to define all design details and refine the fit. This fitting will ensure that your vision matches the reality. Design elements can be changed if necessary.

Step 3 –
Initial fabric fitting
Once the muslin is finalized, we use it as the pattern for your fabric. at this point the fit is perfected and hem lengths are marked. you will need your shoes and all undergarments at this stage. More fittings may be required before final fitting depending on the complexity of the design.

Step 4 –
Final fitting
Your outfit is complete including all couture details and design elements. your final balance is paid in full.