I would post on the Knot.com Chicago Board. There were postings around a month ago on someone out of their home near Orland mall.
I have a fantastic seamstress who works out of indiana (probably a 45 minute drive from orland). I know her wok and she is almost done making my wedding dress so I can vouch for her! (and she is completely affordable)
I also know someone in (a friend of my aunt's) in Palos Hills area that does alterations and dress making. I will check with my aunt if it's alright if I pass the info out to you, but they are both EXTREMELY affordable compared with the seamstresses and wedding shops I've been quoted.
leave me your email and I'll get you the contact info.
I read your reply that you know someone in Palos Hills that sews. I am looking for someone to sew for me. If possible, can you give me her information.
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