(Closed) I need help with my dress!!

posted 9 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
23585 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

Gosh, I don’t know much about this, but I just wanted to tell you that this dress is so beautiful and very “Mad Men”! 😀  Honestly, I would take it to a seamstress, and think that it would be worth every penny to get that done properly…but that’s just me.

Post # 4
8878 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

This dress is simply stunning!

Post # 5
949 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I have a guess that if there is a way to get at the lace from the inside, detaching it from the inner part of the dress, the way it’s seamed/pleated(?) up to the bust could be changed. But unless you’re pretty confident in your sewing skills, it sounds like a job for a seamstress. Don’t many seamstresses do at least the initial consultation for free? It’s just such a gorgeous dress that the idea of DIYing an alteration on it makes me nervous, personally. 

Post # 9
209 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

i agree with the pp… if you are confident in your sewing abilities, you should be able to fix the points by altering the pleat lines and making a little bit more of a french seam instead… if you aren’t confident, get a seamstress to do it- shouldn’t be too expensive IMO.

Post # 10
269 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Are you 100% sure you want to do this? I would have never noticed the point! The thing is, that problem simply isn’t that noticable and there is a very real chance something could go very wrong with the alteration. I personally think the dress looks GORGEOUS the way it is. Are you really willing to gamble with this gown to fix such a tiny problem that nobody other than you will notice? (I opted not to fix a similar problem my gown had!)

Post # 12
39 posts
  • Wedding: August 2013

I think the pointy boobs have to go, the corset back would be cute if you really want to do that.

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