Brides should contact The Sewing Rooms as soon as they know their wedding date to book in their bridal party for alterations to avoid disappointment as we book up very quickly. Alteration Types.
Alterations to reduce the size of a gown most commonly include;
- Taking in bust
- Taking in waist
- Taking Hips
- Shortening length
- Shortening straps
Alterations frequently required to let out a gown, depends on the seam allowance provided inside the dress to allow these alterations. e.g. If a bust and waist are too tight in a zip backed dress a lace up corset can be added to allow the bride more room.
Alterations which are often required in letting out a dress include;
- Letting out bust
- Letting out waist
- Letting out hips