Post # 1
I ordered my dress in October thinking that would be plenty of time to recieve the dress and have alterations made for my June 5th wedding. I’m starting to freak out because I’m worried that it wont be enough time. When I ordered the dress I was told it would take 30 weeks for it to arrive. By my calculations that would be around May 17th meaning I would only have around 2 weeks to get the alterations done. I have no idea how long alterations take but I have a feeling it’s longer than two weeks!
So my question is how long did your altertations take and can you pay to have it rushed???
P.S. Here is my dress, it’s bunched up a little weird in this picture but I totally love it!
Post # 3
Are you getting the alterations done where you bought the dress? If so, then I would just make sure that they schedule appointments for you now. If not, I would try and schedule three different appointmenst for whatever seamstress you’re using. I think 2 weeks is plenty of time, as long as the alterations person has the time to do it (which, if it’s the store’s fault that it’s here so late, they should make sure they have the time to do it). I’ve heard of alterations being done over a weekend, if the bride is in from out of town, so I definitely think 2 weeks is plenty of time! 🙂 Beautiful dress, btw! I love the floaty material of the skirt.
Post # 4
I bought my dress from a shop that’s about an hour away from where I live. I was planning on having the alterations done in town. Luckily this town has a lot of options so I can always call around and see what is available. I’m also hoping that the dress comes in early. Also as a last resort I’ll be willing to shell out whatever money to get it done right away.
Post # 5
- Wedding: May 2011 - Bartram's Garden
I know nothing about alterations or timing but I just wanted to say that I love that photo of you. There is something about the juxtaposition of a soft, feminine white gown with tattoo sleeves that makes me smile whenever I see a photo like that!
Post # 7
You look so lovely! What a great dress. I totally agree with danadelphia 🙂
I’ve been having the same freak-out (ordered my dress in January, wedding in July, not supposed to get in until June), and I’ve been assured by a gazillion people that it will really be OK and that alterations can get done pretty quickly. I bet you are fine!