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MRSDROP11 SparkPoints: (16,390)
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5/20/11 5:43 P

About 6 weeks for the first fitting and two weeks for the second! My first fitting is tomorrow!

TINKER-LYNNE SparkPoints: (0)
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5/5/11 5:39 A

I was told 4-6 weeks before the big day.

UGAKATE85 Posts: 2,630
4/19/11 10:56 A

When I went to try on my dress for the first time, it was too small....the woman told me casually I needed to lose ten pounds...easier said than done, esp when I weigh 130...10 lbs is kind of a big deal! I was so disappointed by her lack of sympathy...so I'd recommended at least 8 weeks in case you need to lose weight!

SEPLIBRA Posts: 271
4/5/11 10:33 A

6 to 8 weeks should be fine, with your final fitting maybe 2 to 3 weeks. Just verify that with your tailor to ensure it works with their schedule.


SCTK519 Posts: 2,085
4/4/11 12:49 P

I'm getting married in November and don't plan on starting fittings until June or July. I think the first one I'll probably just get it hemmed, maybe and do all the taking in later as I too am trying to slim down.

EELYRAM7 Posts: 362
4/3/11 3:22 P

Ask your seamstress.

SAINTURSULA SparkPoints: (7,276)
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4/3/11 1:21 P

You only need to do it 6-8 weeks before the wedding. Leave it till at least 3 months before.

LITTLEBEE17 Posts: 11
4/3/11 12:30 P

How far in advance should I start getting my dress altered? My wedding is in November and I am still losing weight and getting in shape.

Thanks!!

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