(Closed) Sweetheart neckline…

posted 7 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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491 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I would imagine it would be different for every dress and every body type.

I would start making calls to a couple of different seamstresses in your area and start getting price quotes and then go from there.

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

mine was 15$ to change from a local seamstress. To add bustle (3 point) , add cups, change neckline, steam, take out back panel underneath corsette cost me 42.00$ See pics below. 🙂 Good Luck!

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

oh thats a lovely improvement! I am going to do the same thing! Thanks

Post # 6
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

i took my dress to a seamstress too (not affiliated with any bridal salon) i’m sure it depends on the dress and the area  but i paid about $250 for all alterations (hem, bustle, fitting and sweetheart neckline)

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Mine would have been more than $50 to do it, but in the end, I got it middle pulled down by tension using a piece of boning to pull the middle closer to my bustier. It actually turned out perfectly and was “free” (included with the rest of my alterations).

 

It was going to cost at least the $50 because of the complex beading at the top which would have had to be pulled out and redone.

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

How easy is it to get a quote from a seamstress? I’ve never had any other tailoring/alterations done, and I have no idea what’s reasonable in this area… but I, too, want to convert a straight neckline to a sweetheart!

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