(Closed) Alterations Question

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Is 28 days enough time to alter my dress?
    Yes : (17 votes)
    85 %
    No : (3 votes)
    15 %
    Maybe, please explain. : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    4352 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @future_mrs_sommer:  I thought normally you have 3 appointmets (6 weeks, 4 weeks, 2 weeks). I would trust her judgement unless you know you need the dress taken in or the dress has a lot of beading/lace.

    Post # 5
    23602 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I only had one appointment about a month out from our wedding day, and it worked out just fine!

    Post # 6
    4352 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I don’t think it should be an issue then. Shortening a dress is usually pretty simple (the only time it isn’t is when there is beading/lace on the bottom or if it has a lot of layers).

    Post # 8
    6124 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I had mine altered in 9 days.  Depends on the place, and I’d call ahead!

    Post # 9
    201 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    It depends on how much other work she has. If she doesn’t have a lot of other dresses completing for her him, than 28 days is definitely enough time!

    Post # 10
    1963 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    Hmm I was told to start alterations 2 months ahead. But if you need minimal work maybe that will be ok? If you are really worried call her back an ask if you can come earlier just to be sure?

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