(Closed) 1st dress fitting fears

posted 10 years ago in Dress
Post # 5
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15 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2011

@sbharkness83 – Hi date twin and dress fear twin!!  My first fitting is tomorrow and I’m totally freaked out.  I am trying to remind myself that I picked it for a reason, but that’s not calming my fears right now!!  I am sending you positive thoughts for when you see your dress again!!  🙂

Post # 6
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15 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2011

double

Post # 9
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374 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

I went with the Maggie Sottero Primavera. I think if I had to pick a dress all over again I would have went with something different, but I love all wedding dresses so I was never going to want just one. 🙂

Post # 10
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760 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Hey date twin! I had no fears at all. When i saw my dress I started shaking with excitement, and fell more in love with it than when I first picked it out. If you have a great seamstress that knows what she is doing, then you should not have any fears. My advice to you is make sure you scrutinize everything. If you see something that you think is not quite right, speak up. I had my mom go with me on my first fitting. When I put my gown on, the seamstress had me walk out onto the floor, and we noticed that the sides of my gown were just a smidge too long, and started to curl under when I walked. I didn’t even notice it and if It wasn’t for my mom it would have been left that way. After the seamstress pinned the skirt to the length where we thought it should be, she had me walk again, and it was soooo much better. During my second fitting, I noticed that the bustle wasn’t quite right and there was some material touching the floor, so we pointed that out and she is going to fix it. I have 1 more fitting the first week in October, and then I am done! Other than that, my seamstress is a miracle worker, and her work is amazing!

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