(Closed) My dress is in the washing machine right now

posted 10 years ago in Dress
  • poll: What do you think about washing your gown in the machine?

    Why not?

    Oh hell no!

  • Post # 3
    1092 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999


    Good luck!!

    Post # 5
    1219 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I bet it will come out pretty, clean, and perfect.

    Post # 6
    147 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    I am so curious to see how this turns out!

    Post # 8
    1174 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I actually read an article where it said it’s safe to wash most wedding gowns on the delicate cycle! I’m not sure if it’s true and don’t think I’ll try it myself, but I’m sure it will be fine ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 9
    840 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I think on gentle cycle, especially in a polyester, it should be ok. My mom used to work for a dry cleaner, and she never takes a thing there and washes it all at home instead, including wedding dresses for friends/family.

    Also, my eyes misread part of your username in the post title at first and I thought this said “My cat is in the washing machine”… which would be way worse!

    Post # 11
    1131 posts
    Bumble bee

    @aliavenue:  (Not topic related) you are one of the most positive people on wedding bee… thank you for being awesome.


    Topic related: If you haven’t done anything with it and you don’t plan to do anything with it and its polyestster I can’t see why you couldn’t try… its probably going to be pretty wrinkely, but it will also be clean!

    Post # 12
    45 posts
    • Wedding: January 2012

    I thought about trying this too.  Maybe I will now, good luck!

    Post # 13
    1137 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I think another bee made a post about machine washing her own dress and it came out beautifully (or I have an exceptionally overactive imagination!). 

    Good luck!

    Post # 14
    4590 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    Awesome, I want to do this with mine as well!! Are you planning on putting it in the dryer as well?

    Post # 15
    1 posts
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I took my dress in from a size 0 too, and I can’t seem to get it sold. If your dress turns out well, I might have to try this ๐Ÿ˜›

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