(Closed) Dress emergancy! :

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

If it has a corset back you might not need any alterations at all–just lace it a bit looser up top!

Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2009

i bet you can burn a couple calories by panicking, so that could help a little bit! 😉  Don’t worry, you’ll be good w/ that corset.  Wish i had gotten one! haha

Post # 6
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

If you purchased your gown new, most designers leave some extra fabric for adjustments. To know for sure you will need to talk to a seamstress. Make sure it is a seamstress that has experience with altering bridal gowns; especially if your gown has a lot of beading.

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

Definitely no need to panic, esp if you have a dress with a corset back. You can lace it up looser AND your dress could probably be let out at least 2 sizes if necessary (1 dress size = about 10-15lbs).

Post # 9
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Sugar bee

If its a corset back you probably dont need to take anything out.  You can have the top looser than it was and the bottom tighter and it should work.  I kept saying it was fine if I gained weight before the wedding because it was a corset dress not zip up 🙂

Post # 11
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Your wedding isn’t until April, right? You might have a lost a few pounds by then.  Try not to stress.

Post # 12
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2011 - Vintage Villas

Don’t panic! You’ll be fine, especially with a corset back. If all else fails, I’m sure you could get some alterations done!

Post # 14
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

Yeah you may not need to let it out, but you DO have time to watch what you eat and exercise a little. That’ll probably make you feel better than having it let out!

You have time!

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