Cavaney Couture provides the South West of Western Australia with quality dressmaking and tailoring services.

Operated by professionally trained seamstress and patternmaker Fiona Cavaney, she offers services creating wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, ball gowns, and evening wear. Fiona also offers Bridal and wedding party alterations, general clothing alterations and repairs.

Established in 2008 Cavaney Couture operates from the town of Dunsborough servicing individuals and businesses in the South West and Metropolitan Perth.

We focus on delivering quality couture garments designed to fit and flatter the individual.

Prior to working in fashion Fiona completed a Bachelor of Science majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of WA. After working in the  industry for seven years in scientific research and analysis she decided to follow her passion for fashion and design.

Fiona has been working in the fashion industry since 2003, completing her Certificate III in Clothing and Textiles at Bentley TAFE, whilst working full-time in the industry at Perm-a-Pleat in schoolwear manufacturing, at Second Skin as a patternmaker for medical garments and in Fashion Wholesale.


Second Place in Convention Collection for Australian Sewing Guild, New Zealand Convention 2013

Second Place in Evening Wear Section for Australian Sewing Guild, New Zealand Convention 2013

Accreditations and Qualifications

  • Certificate IV in Clothing Production (Bentley TAFE)
  • Certificate IV in Small Business (Margaret River TAFE)
  • Certificate III in Clothing and Textiles (Bentley TAFE)
  • Bachelor of Science majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Member of the Australian Sewing Guild