Entries by Pam

Wedding Dresses

Did you know that white has not always been the color of wedding dresses in the Western culture? It was not until Queen Victoria was married in a white wedding dress that the popularity for white grew. (She wanted to show off her lace!) Before then, the wedding dress was a symbol of status and […]

Bridal Party

History of the Bridesmaids– As late as the 1900’s, Bridesmaids were a part of a “security detail” of sorts. It was believed that evil spirits would attempt to harm the bride and groom during the wedding, so the bride would surround herself with other women who would wear the same type of dress as the bride in […]


Accessories include anything from the bride’s veil and garter to the bowties and cumber buns of the groom’s party. With Pam’s custom sewing you can match the fabrics of the bridal party or mix and match to your heart’s content.  

Special Occasions

Special Occasions include: Baptism/Christening Prom/Homecoming Quinceanera (Hispanic “Sweet 15”) Evening wear    

Custom Work

Custom work provides the opportunity to stretch the imagination and create one-of-a-kind outfits and tailor-fit them to the individual. Custom sewing can be utilized for a range of garments, from swimsuits to wedding dresses.


Some of the costumes created by Pam’s Custom Sewing include a frog costume for a Dachshund, dresses for several actors in live theater, Dutch costumes for Tulip Time (a local festival celebrating the Dutch cultural heritage), and a riding outfit for a horse show.

About Pam’s

Pam has been sewing in her home for over 40 years. Her dedication to perfection means that your garmet will be of the highest quality construction and design.

Television Debut

Pam’s Custom Sewing and Alterations was featured in the televison show “My Big Redneck Wedding” on CMT. The bride was a truck driver who wore boots beneath her gown and Pam’s Custom Sewing was there to do the alterations.