(Closed) Alterations… I could cry

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
1498 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I’m so sorry… you have every right to be upset.  And definitely take someone else with you to get an honest second opinion.  Did they at least agree there were things wrong with it?

Post # 4
3281 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Oh my gosh, that is so awful… Im so sorry

The place where I bought my dress warned me about this, but I didnt take them seriosly… I figured they just wanted my business and money. Now I am thinking twice about it.

Ugh, I hope they can fix it for you

Post # 5
1518 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

im so sorry!! i would be devastated too and very angry!

Post # 6
3981 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

You really should get your money back and take it somewhere else if the botched it as bad as it sounds.

Post # 7
14494 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I totally understand how you feel.  I had one of mine taken in so much that I couldn’t even start to zip it up.  I am still pissed.  I am not sure that it is repairable so I have a backup plan.

Post # 8
3049 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 1991

Oh dang, I would have blown up right then and there… hope they fix it soon!!!! Hope for the best 🙂

Post # 9
277 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Yikes! That’s terrible! I hope things work out for you… I think that even though the alterations at the place I bought my gown will be more expensive, I’ll still get them done there. At least if they screw up, I can probably get them to either fix it or order me a new dress… I’m so nervous about something like that happening to my gown! Again… I REALLY hope things work out somehow. 🙁

Post # 10
3613 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

@karenski: I’m sorry…I got three dresses altered at three different places and had different issues with each of them. Good thing is you still have A LOT of time before the wedding and a lot can be fixed by then. I see you’re in SoCal. Do you mind sharing who did your alterations? Let me know if you need any other recommendations.

Post # 11
747 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

that’s awful! i hope it can be fixed=(

Post # 12
1641 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Oh, that’s terrible! can you bring it elsewhere for a “second opinion”? If a new seamstress agrees, you could bring something in writing back to the first place and INSIST they pay for the dress, so that you can get another. Even if you don’t have time to do that, they should still compensate you!

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