(Closed) Can you shorten your bodice?

posted 7 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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3614 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I custom ordered my trumpet Lazaro 1.5 inches shorter on the bodice. I was quoted $300, but they gave it to me for free since I purchased the dress at a trunk show. Not sure if this can be done after the fact, especially if there’s beading or other details on the bodice.

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

My seamstress shortened the bodice on my dress (from the top) and made the neckline a sweetheart; it was originally way too high.  I don’t know what it costs to have it done though (total was $600+ for all alterations).

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