1514 Melpomene St, New Orleans, LA | Directions 7013029.938526 -90.074561
Neighborhoods: Lower Garden District, Central City - Garden
Best seamstress in New Orleans – I found Gerry to be very helpful. I went to her with a sketch of a design. From that she executed exactly what I wanted. I found that she had a very pleasant attitude as well.
Avoid at all costs!! – I cannot express what a bad experience I had here. Not only did i spend three times what i've spent to have anything else made (in new orleans, comparing to nyc is an entirely different story altogether), but a FALL dress that was supposed to be made back in November (which was pretty slow to begin with) is STILL not finished, in nearly february. i could go on for days about the poor quality and unbelievably BEYOND rude customer service i experienced, but i'll leave it at this. Basically i would rather scrap together pieces of rags myself than return and have something made here. Also, after ignoring my detailed instructions and making a fairly significant mistake, she tried to UPCHARGE me to fix it, AFTER her error cost me another $100 in additional fabric, which was only needed due to her mistake! Even now that she's fixing my incorrectly made dress AGAIN, it STILL won't be made as I paid for and I will have to take it elsewhere to have topstitching done (for an extra fee as it will be elsewhere), as gerry conveniently didn't realize i wanted top stitching (despite instructions AND photos)! The rudeness with which we were treated (when my entire family and myself hold graduate degrees, so I am not used to being spoken down to, as though I'm a blithering idiot, for absolutely no cause) is reason enough to never come back here, even if i WERE satisfied with my end product (god knows when i'll receive a wearable end product, after nearly $400 in the hole with gerry, PLUS $400 on fabric--I may as well have purchased the original designer dress rather than having a crappy, equally expensive replica made!)!
New Orleans' Best Dressmaker – Gerry has been doing my alterations and dressmaking for years. She has years of decades of experience, excellent customer service, and the price is always right! If you try her, you will be completely satisfied, hands down!!!
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