(Closed) Nervous about dress fitting

posted 9 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

Don’t worry, it will be fine. That’s what a fitting is for! If anything, the dress will probably look even better on you now! 

Good luck and breathe easy – this is supposed to be fun!

Post # 4
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1490 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

Congratulations on your fitness efforts – go you! And seamstresses are marvelous – it will be fine.

Post # 5
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46 posts
Newbee

don’t even worry about it, the dress will look fantastic on you! gowns can always be taken in and it will fit you perfectly!

Post # 6
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2009

My dress was ordered too big and I needed it to be altered down a couple of sizes too.  Hopefully, you are going to a seamstress you really trust.  We were really fearful of altering the structure of the dress, but it ended up working out fabulously!

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

I think one size shouldn’t be a problem to alter the dress without losing it’s shape.  If you were taking the dress from a 16 to a 6, I may be concerned, but a few inches should be simple for a quality seamstress.  However, since you have lost a considerable amount (GO YOU), be prepared for it to take several fittings to be perfect, as opposed to a simple fitting.

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