(Closed) Whoops

posted 5 years ago in Dress
Post # 2
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

I bought mine off the rack so the size wasn’t exact. The seamstress had to let it out a bit. If you do have any issues, talk to a seamstress right away. They’ll be able to give you a good idea of how much they can let out. 

Post # 3
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372 posts
Helper bee

Looks like your wedding is in October? Keep up your workouts and watch your calls on MFP and I think it’s definitely doable by then. But as the pp mentioned seek out a local seamstress who can make any adjustments closer to. Good luck!

Post # 4
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41 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: January 2017

You can also if it really comes down to it have your seamstress add a corset back this will also help if you are unsure of whether you will shift weight in the last few weeks before the big day.

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2017 - historical mansion

Yes, this happened to me just last week. I bought the sample from the store, which they crammed me into. It is a 4 and I’m really a 6. I planned to lose 5 pounds and instead gained 5+. The seamstress is in the process of letting it out and it shouldn’t be too big of a deal, but I’m disappointed in myself. 

Post # 6
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39 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2017

It is doable to lose 20 lbs as you still have 10 months! So keep up the gym workouts and best of luck!

Post # 7
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2017

I feel ya girl! I am plus size and started a weight loss journey when I got engaged. I waited a long time to begin trying on dresses because I wanted to lose weight before I did. The weight loss was going great, and once I lost 30 pounds I began dress shopping. Well I found my dream dress and said to myself, “my weight loss is going so good I’m going to order a size smaller. I’m sure i’ll fit into it”….well silly me didn’t factor in that this was in October and soon after I ordered the dress the holidays hit and I haven’t been doing good at all 🙁 my first dress fitting is in 3 weeks and I’m only down about 7 pounds since I bought the dress- definitely not a full size! So I’m dreading the awkward “can’t zip” moment lol. It’s ok though I’m sure we’re not the first, we’ll get there eventually 🙂

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

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bretagne422 :  First Bee, breathe. Its all going to be OK! Our weddings are around the same time, so we have lots of time to change habits and get fit!

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