About Away With The Faeries

Custom designs with care.


Nicki Hearn

* Designer/Dressmaker * Speciality Corsets * Textile Designer *

A quick note from Nicki… As a professional Designer dressmaker on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, I make corsets and special occasion wear. With many years of experience and with full pattern making skills, fitting is my speciality. I can advise you, and make your dream dress a reality.

Textiles are my passion, my art form. I love the way fabric behaves, the way it drapes and complements the body, and the opportunities to manipulate and embellish, particularly with silks, prints and sheer fabric. Oh, and heavenly trims!

For an expert made to measure service, with couture quality, Contact me with your ideas or images and let’s make a dream dress for your special day. We can create a one of a kind design with an individual fit; I can be your technical hands for your inspirations. it’s always exiting for a new challenge!

Bridal Wear

For all brides who dream of their perfect wedding gown.

Awaywiththefaeries bridal gowns are made to your unique design and wishes, from your measurements for a perfect fit. Professionally drafted Patterns are made from Size 6 -36+ tall, curvy, full bust, your shaping is no problem.

A custom made dress’s secret is a great fit and an eye for detail. With your input you can dress for your personality. Be professionally guided by designer Nicki on a unique dress design for your wishes.

Choose from luxe silk, laces, Swarovski crystals, diamantes and beading, to lightweight polyester satin and embellishments and even feathers! Choose any colour, silhouette and design. Select fabrics from my collections, supply your own or ask to be guided on where to source.

Talk through your dreams and ideals and see your dream dress take shape at your fittings, it’s all so very exciting.

Also creating dresses for the mother of the bride/groom, flower girls and maids.

With a deposit and easy payment plan, you can make it affordable to suit your budget.

A good timeline to plan your dress is usually six-twelve months. So book an appointment today for a complementary discussion and advice and start creating. – Nicki x

Evening Wear

Red carpet, school formals, gala events, and special occasion eveningwear……Your special event is an exciting opportunity to wear a showstopper dress. Look and feel like the woman you really are! Unique gowns build confidence, with no chance of copies at your event.

Awaywithefaeries dresses can be Glamorous, feminine, feisty –

Favourite colour? Inspired from a red-carpet look? You can choose all elements of your dress. From fabrics, colour and design, features from necklines to splits, figure hugging to ball gowns. Draping, bias cut, fashion corsetry is all a speciality. Be advised to fit your budget.

Each dress is as unique as you are. Size and shape no problem, as patterns are individually made from your measurements. Patterns are drafted from size 6 to 36+. The awaywithefaeries label is made to measure from your ideas, in your fabric choice and colour.

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Easy Payment plan is available, with a deposit to start the process, and monthly payments to make it simple. Timeline is usually two-six months, but book in early to save your spot.

Make your special day give you lasting happy memories. Book an appointment now to discuss your ideas – Nicki x

School Formal

It’s time to shine at your school formal event,you’ve worked so hard, now celebrate in style.

Whether you are an introvert or extrovert, there is always an Awaywiththefaeries dress here for you.

All fabrics are lux, and sourced for their quality and ability to drape and enhance the dress design. All of these dresses are hand made here on the Sunshine Coast.

Most gowns are a unique one-of-a-kind only piece so will be as unique as you are.

There are sparkling sequin gowns,dresses in beautiful lux fabrics,with deep splits,low cutbacks, interesting decorative design details, or maybe you wish for a grand ballgown with a full skirt, dramatic train and fitted corset bodice, the options are open for you.Not your size? Message me for sizing and alterations.

If you can’t find what you are looking for book an appointment and come in for a chat, I’llgive you some advice,anda price for a custom piece designed just for you in your personal measurements. Choose your colour, design, and fabric to suit your budget.

Awaywiththefaeries suggests dressing for your personalityto feel confident and enjoy your celebrations.

Choosinga dress you feel confident in wearing,and you surely will lookbeautifuland feel beautiful.

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