(Closed) Scared of sticker shock!

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
1194 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I think it depends on how much work needs to do and how difficult the fabric is to work with.  I have spent $25 on alerations to get a dress hemmed & $75 to get a dress taken in & boning removed.  It sounds like the work you need done could be a couple hundred dollars maybe . . . I might be wrong though!

Post # 4
2066 posts
Buzzing bee

I have my alterations appointment on Saturday, so I’m not exactly sure how much things will cost.  But, I do know that reputable seamstresses will provide you with an estimate before work is done.  Make appointments with a few seamstresses and take your dress with you and get their opinions.

Post # 5
135 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

my alterations on my dress were $250 but that was for a “french train” (5 loops) taken in around the chest, added a sweetheart neckline and taken in on the sides..but I also got mine done at davids bridal and they are insanely overpriced!

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