So upset with the outcome of my bridesmaid dresses :(

posted 3 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Busy bee

@cuddlz88:  Aww, sorry to hear this.  Have you got pictures of the dresses?  Bees might be able to suggest something else.

Post # 4
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@cuddlz88:  Sorry you are having to deal with this.

Can you post a pic? Easier to make suggestions.

Are the dresses long or short?If they are long and you are ok with short dresses, you could have them hemmed short and use the extra fabric for alterations.

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

I’m not sure what this would cost for alterations but would it be possible to convert them to corset backs?

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@cuddlz88:  Can you get a contrasting sash made?

Post # 8
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2014

@Bazingau:  I agree!!

If the picture shows what the problem is, then a sash would be a great fix. No one would know and it would look super cute.

Post # 10
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

@cuddlz88:  Have a sash sewn into the sides of the dress so that the front stays the way it is, but you can tie it in a bow in the back! 

Post # 11
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Worker bee

@SweetartMD:  Yes!  That would look great I think.  It would hide the ripples and nip their waists in without ruining the jewel on the front.

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