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"Thank you so much for all you did for me and my family to help us get ready for the wedding day. Your attention to detail (and serious skills!) made us all feel so comfortable and confident in what we were wearing. You did so much to my wedding dress, and when you were through with-it, it felt like it was made for me. Thank you also for just being there and making yourself available not only to me, but my sister, Nana, best friend and even offered to be on-call for my mom during her doubtful moments about her own dress! My stepdad was also so impressed that you could work such magic on his suit. You are a miracle worker! I fully intend to refer everyone I know to you. Thank you for everything, Deby Keep an eye out for photos I will send you some asap! "
~ Caitlin

"Thank you so very much for your patience with Kerry's alterations on her wedding dress!! It looks great! We will send you a picture of the wedding."
~ Caimen L.

"Love the dress. Thank you Deby! Cannot wait until I bring you my wedding dress to be altered. "
~ Kelsey

"I just wanted to say thank you again for such a wonderful job on my dress. I felt beautiful and it fit perfectly! We had an amazing day. I hope you have a wonderful, peaceful and joyful holiday season."
~ Ruth Lucien

"Thank you very much for all your help to make Coli's prom day the best memory ever. You found a way to make her dress fit perfectly. I am recommending you to everyone I know."
~ Christine Downey

"Thank you so much for making my dress beautiful, and working with me through the wedding planning. I really appreciate it."
~ Sarah & Trevor

"Deby does amazing work and can be counted on to make your clothes feel perfect on you! Highly recommend!"
~ cnn

"Thank you so much for the perfect alterations on my wedding dress. It was so special to wear on our wedding day! Hope your daughter's wedding was fantastic! "
~ Robine

"I want to thank you very much for all of your hard work that you did on my wedding gown and my bridesmaid's gowns as well. All of the dresses looked amazing! I think one of my favorite parts on my wedding gown was the beaded buttons you created and added to the back of the dress! I also want to thank you for making the Z wraps as well. They look beautiful in the photos and looked like they came with the dress yo begin with. You are an amazing seamstress and such an enjoyable lady to work with. Thank you for your patience and fast work. You made that part if my wedding preparation an absolute joy! Take care and I hope to see you soon!"
~ Michelle

"Thank you so much for always making it easy for me. I cherish you and your creative gifts. I also have really enjoyed getting to know you too! "
~ Patty

"Thank you so much for making my wedding dress perfect! I am so excited to wear it. I appreciate your hard work!"
~ Amanda

"Thanks a million for your time! Your thoughtfulness means a lot."
~ Kelly S.

"Thank you for all of your hard work and attention to detail on my wedding dress. I can't wait to wear it now that it is fitted to me."
~ Jill Cooper

"Thank you so much for making my wedding dress perfect! It fit like a glove and i danced all night. I really thought you were the best and I have recommended you to all my friends! "
~ Louisa

"Thank you so much for helping with both my dresses, my veil and also my mothers' dress! You did such a beautiful job! "
~ Heather & Barry

"Thank you so much for hemming my dress. I apologize for the late payment. You are the best seamstress ever!"
~ Wendi Smith

"Thank you for making my dress perfect for my wedding day!"
~ Dory

"Thank you so much for all your hard work making my dress gorgeous!"
~ Amy Lonti

"Thank you for all the work you did to my dress. I felt amazing and the changes made all the difference. There was a lot of work done in very little time. I will definitely go to you for any future alterations, and recommend you to friends!"
~ Aneta

"Thank you for all your help in making my dress perfect!"
~ Stephanie

"Thank you for all your work and expertise on Stephenie's bridal gown. She looked beautiful on her wedding day and it was completely happy. You made the dress fit perfectly and it complimented her in every way."
~ Geryl

"Thank you for everything that you have done to accommodate my family and I. The alterations are wonderful and I feel beautiful in my dress. Thank you!"
~ Christiana Costello

"Thank you so much for all your help yesterday. It was so kind of you to come to the venue to help me with the dress Everyone told me all day how beautiful the dress was. Thanks so much!"
~ Malissa

"Thank you again!"
~ Andrea

"Thank you so much for making Lindsay so happy. She loves the dress. I do too. I appreciate your patience and guidance through the dress fittings. Thank you again for your hard work!"
~ Liz Reddish

"I want to thank you again for all the hard work you put into altering my wedding dress. It looked and left amazing and i've received so many compliments on it (which were honestly due to all your efforts!) I will recommend your services to everyone I know, and i hope to work with you again soon! "
~ Ashley Mason

"Thank you so much for all of the hard work you put into my dress. It looks absolutely beautiful and I will look amazing on my wedding day. Also thank you for coming to the venue to put me in my dress. It means a lot to my mother and I. We will be recommending you to everyone!"
~ Maura

"Thank you so much for your exceptional work in making my dream dress come to life! I've received a hundred compliments that truly felt amazing in thanks to you. I've already returned and will continue to. Thanks"
~ Jen Rivera

"Thank you so much for altering and perfecting my wedding dress. you did such a wonderful job at making my dress fit me so perfectly. I appreciate all your time and hard work in sewing my dress. "
~ Rachel Hollingsworth

"Thank you so much for all of your hard work and making my dress fit perfectly on my wedding day! Your work is flawless!"
~ Lisa

"Thank you so much for the incredible work that you did on my wedding dress. You made my dreams come true on my wedding day. I was able to spin around the dance floor with my father like i had imagined. Your generosity to the Brides Across America program is so incredible. I hope to see you soon so I can tell you about all of the dress compliments I got in person!"
~ Rebecca

"I just wanted to say thank you for my beautiful dress! It looked exquisite and I felt so beautiful in it. Thank you for giving me my dream dress and for being so great to work with!"
~ Kristen

"Thank you so muchfor your lovely work on my wedding gown. It fit like a dream and it feels so comfortable and lovely on our big day. You were so wonderful to work with! I appreciate it so much!"
~ Laura

"Thank you for sharing our special day! Your presence made the occasion that more special. I'm so happy you were able to make it! Thank you for the book and gift card! "
~ Krisoula

"Thank you so much for helping to make my wedding dress fit so perfectly! The dress looked and fitted so beautifully! Also the veil I bought from you was perfect. I appreciate the time you took to meet with me, as well as my mom and my maid of honor, Dana. We were all so pleased with your work. It was a great pleasure to work with you. Thank you!"
~ Karen York

"Thank you so much for making my dress so beautiful! I appreciate the patience and support. Thank you for being sweet to my mom as well. Your awesome."
~ Samantha

"It's been over 2 years since our wedding, but I look at our wedding pictures on the wall everyday and fall in love with my dress each time. I'm sharing a print with you to show you how it all came together. Thank you again for your wonderful craftsmanship and skill. Everyone raved about my dress and it was one of my favorite paints of the day! Hope you are well."
~ Alyssa

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Visiting Alterationist 2020

Deby’s Sewing Service


Deby Ryan
105 Case Road
Winthrop, Maine 04364

My Goal is to assist you in looking great!

Questions for you

  • Do you live within 30 minutes of Augusta?
  • Are you getting married and need some alterations to your gown to make it perfect for you?  Do you want your mother, future mother-in-law, bridesmaids, flower girl and grandmothers to look fabulous  in their attire?
  • Are you going to prom  and need your dress to fit you?  Do your friends also need to be fitted?


  • Let's set a date to gather your group of 4-5 friends at your place.  Allow 15-20 minutes per girl and 30-45 for a bride.  Everyone bring their dress, shoes and appropriate undergarments (if needed).
  •  I will travel to you, bring my pinning kit and knowledge of what needs to be done.  
  • For a Bride,  I  typically start 2 months prior to the big day, meeting 3-4 times spaced 2-3 weeks apart.   For the others in the group usually only need to meet twice.
  • Prom & Special Occasion wear we typically meet twice.

Give Deby a call to setup an appointment!

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