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    Unique black wedding gown by French Knot on Offbeat Bride alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

    Welcome to our shop! I am Colleen, the owner of French Knot. Together with my sister, Dorothy, we design and sew some very unique bridal designs. Our goal is to bring high-quality wedding dresses to brides who want something a little different.

    Colleen-
    I've been sewing since childhood, and have really grown to love it. After jumping into the amazing world of couture sewing, I decided to bring my skills to Etsy and make a business out of it. This is truly the best job I've ever had… next to motherhood, of course!

    Dorothy-
    In September my sister (and master seamstress) Dorothy joined French Knot. Dorothy has a background in Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Alterations, and many years of practical application. There are very few dressmakers I feel comfortable with adding to my team, but Dorothy was first on my list. I look forward to working with her on designs and construction ideas this year, as well as filling orders more quickly.

    I don’t even know where to begin! This dress was absolutely amazing and it helped make my wedding exactly what I wanted. I had so much trouble trying to find a black dress and also trying to find a black dress at a reasonable price. She made my dress absolutely the way I want it she made it fit me as if I tried it on before it actually got sent to me. All I had to do was try it on and get it on and get it bustled after I got it delivered to me and that was it. The dress was absolutely amazing and every time I needed to ask her anything or had any questions she always got back to me a soon as possible. I would recommend her to anyone and everyone thank you so much for helping making my wedding amazing! -Emily

    Colleen is a DREAM come true to work with!! She made me feel like a priority even though I know she's busy. Yes, I want to look beautiful on my wedding day but I wanted to look [email protected]$$ and let me tell you, this skirt is BOTH!!! Absolutely stunning! I was nervous to buy something so important "online" but Colleen is brilliant at what she does and I feel so special knowing it was handmade. Thank you so much Colleen!!!! -Shannon

    Beautiful quality dress. The detail was amazing. It fit like a glove. Received so many compliments on the gown & I felt like a ballet princess on my wedding day! Highly recommend Colleen! 10/10 customer service & product! -Joy

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