(Closed) Dress Alterations $599!

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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6998 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

Take it somewhere else! do some research in your area or ask friends and family to see if they can suggest anyone. Alterations can get expensive but $599 sounds way high.

 

Post # 4
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796 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

Maybe check the Ohio Boards, or Ohio weddingwire or something. Is there something special you’re having done to the dress? $599 for alterations is INSANE. You could also try looking at some of the dry cleaners in your area. A lot of time they’ll hire an in-house seamstress/tailor for these kinds of situations. Then it’s also convenient to have the dress pressed/cleaned all on site. I’m taking my dress to a local seamstress and she’s charging $130 for taking the dress in, hemming and bustling. Almost $600 really is crazy.

Post # 5
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13012 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

That’s more the Kleinfeld’s charges for alterations…in Manhattan.  I’d say that’s way overpriced and you should look around elsewhere!

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