Is my dress uneven?! Wedding 2 weeks away, need help, pics!

posted 4 years ago in Dress
  • poll: What do you think I should do?
    The dress looks fine, wear it as is, stop thinking about it! : (45 votes)
    49 %
    I see what you mean, I'd take it to a seamstress. (Please share your cost estimate if you have one) : (33 votes)
    36 %
    This seems like an easy enough DIY if you know how to sew. Try to fix it yourself! : (14 votes)
    15 %
  • Post # 3
    6566 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I can see what you mean. It’s not terribly obvious but if it’s something that would bug you I would definitely take it to get fixed. I paid about $40 for the actual cups and for them to be sewed in so I would assume it should be less than that.

    Good luck!

    Post # 4
    4441 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

    @sunsetchristy:  LOL it makes me uncomfortable how much time I just spent staring at your bust trying to see a difference.  I honestly don’t see it and who is going to be looking at THAT area that intently on your wedding day?  Could it just be a size different in your actual breasts making the dress sit differently?

    Post # 5
    251 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Oh! I see it. Really only in the really close up shot, the distance one looks fine.

    Post # 6
    509 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I couldn’t see it.  I looked at the pictures first to see if I could find anything wrong and then read your post.  Even after reading your description of the problem, I still couldn’t see anything.

    Post # 7
    2555 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    @sunsetchristy:  I voted that it’s no big deal. However, that’san incredibly simple fix if you have a good eye for symetry (or know how to use measuring tape) Ripping out the seam and sewing the cup in the way you want would be easy peasy.

    Post # 8
    2565 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    Going to get personal here, are your boobs different sizes? I have probably a 1/2 cup difference between the two, and that could account for why the dress sits every so slightly differently on the right than the left.  But I agree with @mchitt329, I had to stare at your bust for far to long to even notice the difference.  I would hope no one would be staring at your bust like that on your wedding!  I think it is fine to not try additional alterations.

    ETA: didn’t realize you noticed the cups were sewn in differently.  I think that is something you could easily fix yourself if you wanted to, or still just leave it.

    Post # 9
    4513 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I wouldn’t have noticed it if you hadn’t said anything. I really had to look for it to notice.

    Post # 10
    2696 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    @sunsetchristy:  I see what you mean, but I wouldn’t have noticed it if you didn’t mention it. I think it looks fine.

    Post # 11
    1157 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I can see it, but I never would have noticed if I wasn’t looking for it. If you’re confident with sewing, then I think you can probably fix it yourself. I doubt it would be an expensive adjustment if you took it to someone professional.

    I wouldn’t do nothing though- it will drive you nuts in your photos, and those are forever!

    Post # 12
    2419 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I really wouldn’t have noticed anything if you hadn’t mentioned the subject and it wasn’t until you posed the close-up of the cups that I could see any evidence of anything being uneven. If it really bugs you (and I suspect it would me!) you could easily unpick and resew the cups.

    Post # 13
    11300 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I don’t see anything.

    Post # 14
    139 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    If you looked at everyone else’s dresses, it wouldn’t be too hard find asymmetry. Our left side isn’t the same as our right, even our face shows it. I really wouldn’t bother. Also, best to show the photo first but mention concnetrate on boobs for ten secs and then ask did you notice they were uneven. Tbh, I don’t even know how a seamstress can fix it. I’d say just relax and enjoy your two weeks!!

    Post # 15
    88 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Wouldn’t have noticed if you didn’t say anything. Since you did I do see it. Get it fixed if it bugs you – I would.

    Post # 16
    939 posts
    Busy bee

    yes the left one looks lower/ more to the side. It looks like it would be a fairly easy fix

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