(Closed) Help!! Advice needed on dress

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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3241 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

@mitchiedoll:  I’d talk to a seamstress about whether or not they could shorten the dress further. If they can’t, then I think your only other option would be really high heels.

It’s a beautiful dress, I hope you can find a way to make it work!

Post # 5
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3968 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

@mitchiedoll:  Most dresses come in 58-60, even, so it’s great Mori Lee offers 55! So I would think either way, you’d have to see if it could be hemmed or taken in to be shorter. I’m 5 foot 2, so I feel your pain.

Post # 6
Hostess
23602 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

Ooh, this one is a toughie.  Normally some dresses will have some kind of seam in the middle of the dress so that they can lift the skirt, but because of the detail at the bottom of this skirt, I’m not so sure if it’s doable.  Definitely get in contact with a seamstress and get an opinion!  How about some killer heels to solve the problem? 😛

Post # 7
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7693 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

@mitchiedoll:  I sent you a private message.  I have this gown that is already hemmed and bustled for 5’3 with flats.  It has not been worn. 

Post # 8
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765 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

You’re definitely going have to go to the store to see what they could do. Most of the time they are able to hem a dress but with the beading on the bottom and no waist seam that’s a toughie. 

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