Alterations include taking in sides, hems, taking up shoulders, bustles, bra cups, sewing in bras, bustles, etc.. Alterations include a free steaming for the gown and veil as well as a touch up steam before the wedding. Price is a flat rate. Design features such as boning, horsehair, fishing line hems, or heavy beading may result in an additonal cost due to additional time needed and added difficulty. A 40% deposit of $160 is required before work on the garment can begin. A rush fee of an additional 20% will be added if the event is 2 weeks or less away from the first fitting.