(Closed) Call for help- Visible seams on your skirt?

posted 7 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Does your wedding gown have visible seams in the skirt?
    Yes , my dress has visible seams. I don't think it's a big deal. : (9 votes)
    47 %
    No way! I would never buy a dress that you could see seams! : (5 votes)
    26 %
    Not sure... : (2 votes)
    11 %
    My dress does not have visible seams, but I do not think it's a big deal. : (3 votes)
    16 %
  • Post # 3
    441 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Mine does not, but I don’t think it’s a big deal.  I looked at the dress and can’t even really tell where they would be.  I’m sure no one will notice! Get the dress you love!

    Post # 4
    2350 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    i was told that seams running down in the front is an actual design element, meaning they design it that way on purpose. she called it a princess design or princess seams. personally, i dont care for visible seams, and i think it looks even worse when they try to cover the seams with lines of lace pattern. but evidently, the designers want that look in the dress.

    Post # 5
    5543 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: December 2011

    Personally, no one, and I do mean NO ONE but you will notice if there are seams in your dress. Generally, clothes have seams and no one cares because that is just how clothes are made. Don’t let something like that keep you from getting a dress you love.
    ETA: When I googled the dress none of the pictures I saw could you see the seam from a normal distance one would be looking at a dress. 

    Post # 7
    5493 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2011

    honestly, i would absolutely not get a dress with visible seams like that.  It’s actually a pet peeve of mine.  It makes me think that the designer tried to scrimp by using smaller scraps of fabric.  But this is my personal issue and I presume most people would not be bothered by it.  However if you’re bothered by it now, you’ll continue to be bothered by it later.

    Post # 8
    7977 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2013 - UK

    Aha! I can answer this question now…

    It depends on the design of your dress. Fabric sheets are made in standard widths, which means that your skirt must either be made of one piece wrapped around (if you are short enough for the width of the sheet to equal your height from floor to waist) or several sheets. If you are not a midgit, you may end up with princess seams, which occur when your dress is made of three sheets of fabric. At this point you get two seams in the front. This is a totally normal dress design. If it bothers you, choose something else, but it is not unusual…

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