Should I add sleeves? HELP! POLL

posted 2 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Should I add sleeves
    Yes : (19 votes)
    44 %
    No : (24 votes)
    56 %
    DIY! : (0 votes)
  • Post # 2
    Member
    439 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    I think it looks great without the sleeves, but if you want them it will look great that way too! I don’t think you should DIY unless you are good at sewing and can pick out a quality fabric that matches your dress well.

    Post # 3
    Member
    201 posts
    Helper bee

    I think it would look amazing if you added sleeves! It will make the dress so much more your own, especially when just about every dress is strapless, which I just can’t stand!

    I did it, and don’t regret it all! Used the cut-offs from the lace at the bottom of the dress. =)

    Post # 5
    Member
    2500 posts
    Sugar bee

    You have nothing to lose by whipping up sleeves. If they are detachable then you can decide on the day.

    Post # 6
    Member
    201 posts
    Helper bee

    HeLovesMexo:  I didn’t do it myself, the alterations lady did it, only took her an hour! Was so happy when I saw the dress with the sleeves added, it just completely changed the dress for me in a positive way. And it was so comforting not having to worry about the pushed-up armpit fat look in wedding photos! I would show you a better photo, but still waiting on my photos. =(

    Post # 7
    Member
    201 posts
    Helper bee

    And you can use hollywood tape to make the sleeves sit wherever you like… =)

     

    Post # 8
    Member
    2098 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2015

    My friend added cap sleeves to her dress for the Catholic ceremony. They were attached with a hook and eye so they were easily removed for the reception. Just another option!

    Post # 9
    Member
    10842 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    I would not suggest adding sleeves to your dress. I think they would compete with the very ornate belt and multi-directional gathering of fabric in the bodice of your gown.

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