(Closed) Bustle help

posted 7 years ago in Dress
Post # 4
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Try an over bustle. I’m not a huge fan of any kind of bustle, but obviously, they’re necessary (for most people,) and I’ll have one too. Just play around with it some more.

Post # 5
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700 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I would go for a 1 or 3 point over-bustle. I think it’s also called the American bustle.

Post # 6
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I would go for the American bustle as well.  Mine just pinned in one spot (although there was a hook on the inside for some of the fabric, so all the weight wasn’t on that spot and that spot alone.  However, I would get more than one spot where it is pinned.  Mine actually broke.  I wasn’t expecting it to be an issue, so I didn’t ask the seamstress to reinforce it.  However, my husband’s aunt & uncle kept making me lead a dance train, and his aunt kept stepping on the bottom of my dress and tore the attachment!

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

This dress would be perfert for something a little different.

Have a look at other posts for ballroom and austrian bustles!  Each are very different looks, however both would be perfect with your dress!

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