(Closed) Bought my wedding dress… questions about alterations

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll: When should I get my dressed altered?
    December because it'll be less stressful to get it out of the way now : (4 votes)
    57 %
    March because you can just take the dress to Amsterdam, it'll be a hassle but less stressful! : (1 votes)
    14 %
    May because you might gain/lose wait in Amsterdam. : (2 votes)
    29 %
    Never, because it's more work than its worth. Just go naked!! :D : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I’m not sure about the alterations…. but your niece was right!  You look absolutely stunning in your dress.  🙂

    Post # 5
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    My best advice would be to look at your weight over the last few years and to trust your body because you are the one that knows it best.

    Personally if I needed alterations I would have been confindent in doing them early since my weight has remained the same for as long as I can remember. I’m still able to fit into cloths from years ago. If you have a similar situation I wouldn’t worry too much about getting some done now, just know it’s easier to make the dress smaller than to take out alterations.

    Post # 6
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    Worker bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    Does it need alterations? It looks like it fits perfectly??

    Post # 7
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    4123 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

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    Post # 8
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I would wait. Going abroad that long can do a lot to your body. Def. watch what you eat… but it could be a “good” or a “bad” change. lol. I personally gained a lot of weight abroad over a semester… but drank a lot and ate a lot of breads, choch, and potatoes. I was however in Austria 🙂 My parents live in London now and I usually loose weight when I go for a month… I’m also close to your “build”

    Post # 10
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    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Do you already have a seamstress that will be doing the alterations? because then you can ask them how much time they need to get it done. Some places say they need 4-6weeks and some places need much less time. If it only takes them 4-6 weeks to complete it then you can get the alterations done at the start of the year In January.. 

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