(Closed) Lace/Jim Hjelm Alterations aka My Dress Dilemma

posted 6 years ago in Dress
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  • Post # 3
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I’m a Jim Hjlem blush bride (1104) and I was quoted $400 too but chose to get it done somewhere else – that being said all I needed was the length and sleeves shortened.

    My seamstress did a great job – do you have someone you’ve used before? Maybe ‘test’ out a seamstress by doing some alterations on something else? 

    It may be hard to go strapless since you may lose the support/structure to keep it up. What dress are you looking at?

    That being said I LOVED my Jim Hjelm dress and sure you will too!

    Post # 5
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    396 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I was beyond lucky – she added a bustle, adjusted the length and sleeve and charged me $40!!

    Which dresses are you looking at?

    Post # 6
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I’d be curious to see pics but dresses with straps in general don’t have as much internal structure as a strapless dress. I think altering to strapless (especially with a keyhole back) is very risky

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