Cristina Maria Valente Jose is a highly talented professional trained dress maker and tailor. Bubbly, fun she is really creative and has a great attention to detail. Always stylishly dressed in her own designs hand made herself everything starts with the idea and a paper pattern – she draws the patterns herself.
Although she specializes in variations of the traditional Portuguese riding costumes for men and women she can turn her hand to anything even wedding dresses.
All Cristina´s work is exquisitely made with wonderful stitch detailing. Everyone that has a Cristina Maria Valente Jose Design cannot fail to be delighted by the results.
The journey starts by talking with you, learning what you want then drawing up some designs. Then she take your measurements from which coupled with the approved design she makes a paper pattern, followed by a sample made up in calico for the first fitting.
If this is all good and any alterations are made she will make with your chosen fabric.