alterations

ALTERATIONS 

Alterations are by appointment only. This is an additional charge, not included in the price of the wedding gown. Please keep in mind that this is an estimate only. Any custom work or additional alterations that may not have been discussed at the time of your original alterations estimate may lead to additional costs.

HOURS OF OPERATIONS FOR THE ALTERATIONS 

Sunday and Thursday 11am - 5pm

Call to book an appointment 

 

ADVANCED SCHEDULING

SUGGESTIONS FOR SCHEDULING YOUR ALTERATIONS:

Walk-ins are not accepted for Alterations. An appointment is required for alterations to be made.We recommend you schedule your alterations appointment 8- 10 weeks before your wedding date. You will be charged a 20% rush fee if you choose to have your alterations completed under the recommended time allotment. Please call for an appointment 3 to 4 weeks in advance of the actual needed appointment date. This will insure that you have the best opportunity of securing the appointment most convenient to your schedule.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

It is very important that you have your undergarments and shoes for all your alterations appointments. We will not be able to begin your alterations without these items.

You are required to bring all these items to every alterations appointment.

WHAT TO EXPECT

In general, you will have 2-3 alterations appointments with your seamstress. The first appointment will take about one hour and the seamstress will pin your gown. The scheduling of your second appointment will be arranged by you and your seamstress during the first fitting. Please keep in mind, if you should choose not to have your alterations done during this first appointment, you will be charged a $50 pinning fee. At your second appointment, you will see the work that has been done on your gown. If you need any finishing alterations, you and your seamstress may need to arrange another appointment. 

GOWN PRESSING

Gown and veil pressing are services that are offered for an additional charge. Gowns and veils will not automatically be pressed. Pressed items are typically picked up by the bride the week of the wedding.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Your gown balance must be paid before your alterations can begin. If you do require additional alterations after your first fitting, you may incur further charges. Once alterations have started on your gown, they can not be stop. All alterations cost depend on the style, fabric and construction of your gown. Alterations on average cost between $375-$575 without any custom work, custom work include neckline change, adding build-up, adding sleeves, change skirt shape etc. 

WEDDING GOWN PRESERVATION 

After the wedding, you may return to Bridal Showcase to have your wedding gown preserved! Preservation cost $300 for up to 1 item plus your gown. If you purchased your gown with Bridal Showcase you will get a $20 credit towards your gown preservation. 

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