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#3801 vbbbtk

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    Posted 16 September 2011 - 05:13 PM


    erinmc,

     

    As far as ordering that is kind of up to you.  I went ahead and ordered my dress even though I have plenty of time incase I had any issues with it and had to go to a plan B.  I posted earlier the time it took for my dress.  I will have to look that back up as I do not recall at this moment

     As far as my measurements I actually had my mother and grandmother do them.  My grandma has done ALOT of sewing through the years.  I do know however that it is recommended to go to an actual professional.  Def do not try and do it yourself. 


    Thanks I think I will go with Jasmine's. I did look at there pictures and this dress is on there and looks amazing!!! My wedding isn't until 10/2012. When is it suggested to order? I know i have plenty of time. I would like to lose 30 lbs. Did you go to a professional to get measurements?


     

     



     



    #3802 JoanneIreland

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      Posted 16 September 2011 - 05:24 PM


      You want to loose 30lbs???? Are you planning on amputating a leg or something Erin? Based just on your profile picture you are being hard on yourself, you look great and I can't imagine where that 30 lbs is coming from!!

      Everyone with experience on here highly recommends professional measurements so be sure to get that done!

       

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      Originally Posted by erinmc 


      Thanks I think I will go with Jasmine's. I did look at there pictures and this dress is on there and looks amazing!!! My wedding isn't until 10/2012. When is it suggested to order? I know i have plenty of time. I would like to lose 30 lbs. Did you go to a professional to get measurements?


       

       


       



      #3803 Lindy S

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        Posted 16 September 2011 - 08:28 PM

        Has anyone every ordered from Shades of Pale? Here is there FB page. Just wondering. They appear to do good work.

         

        http://www.facebook....196879553692866



        #3804 moparvenus

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          Posted 17 September 2011 - 04:07 AM

          WOW, beautiful dress! The workmanship from Jasmine's has never disappointed me. Simply gorgeous :)

           

          Originally Posted by jbmarch2012 

          Just wanted to share a dress a friend of mine ordered from Jasmine's Bridal. The inspiration is by SarahSeven.

           

          practically_perfect.jpgIMG_3193.JPGIMG_3194.JPGIMG_0330.JPG



           



          #3805 moparvenus

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            Posted 17 September 2011 - 04:11 AM

            I agree with "kthun" and you. I think the dress will flow better without the second row of beading.

             

            Beautiful dress BTW ;)

             

            Originally Posted by kthun 


            I agree with taking off the second row of beading.  Other than that I think it looks great.  The lace on the bottom looks really good.  Look at it this way, even if you have to have some alterations it will still probably be less than your inspiration dress.  Post pics when you get it!
             



             



             



            #3806 Praye

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              Posted 17 September 2011 - 11:08 AM

              Thanks vbbbtk!  That gives me a great time line as to when i should i order my dress ;)

               

              Originally Posted by vbbbtk 

              Thank you ladies for all the wonderful comments.

               

               

              Praye,

               

              I believe I ordered the dress somewhere around June 16th and I got the dress delivered to my door around Aug 30th.  I had my first set of pictures the 11th and so I had a few minor things fixed, so I could have recieved the dress earlier.  I then recieved pictures of the dress after fixes on Aug 18th. I accepted the changes and end result of the dress, then they double checked the measurements and shipped my dress out!



               


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              #3807 erinmc

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                Posted 17 September 2011 - 12:28 PM



                Originally Posted by JoanneIreland 


                You want to loose 30lbs???? Are you planning on amputating a leg or something Erin? Based just on your profile picture you are being hard on yourself, you look great and I can't imagine where that 30 lbs is coming from!!

                Everyone with experience on here highly recommends professional measurements so be sure to get that done!


                 

                That pic was taken 3 yrs ago I put on a few lbs since then.


                erinmc,

                 

                As far as ordering that is kind of up to you.  I went ahead and ordered my dress even though I have plenty of time incase I had any issues with it and had to go to a plan B.  I posted earlier the time it took for my dress.  I will have to look that back up as I do not recall at this moment

                 As far as my measurements I actually had my mother and grandmother do them.  My grandma has done ALOT of sewing through the years.  I do know however that it is recommended to go to an actual professional.  Def do not try and do it yourself. 
                 



                 

                Thanks I will def go to a Pro for my measurements!!
                 

                 



                #3808 shishkabobbett

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                  Posted 21 September 2011 - 01:48 PM

                  Okay, I need some help with my reception dress.  The first pictures they sent me of it seemed like it really had potential and I love the way that the layers draped, but once I asked them to shorten the length, and make the split start a little lower on the leg, it lost that drapey look that I wanted, and I don't really know why.  Does anybody have any ideas on what I can ask them to do to make it more flowey at the bottom?

                   

                  Here is my inspiration (from 2 different dresses, the bottom is my main concern)

                   

                  img_4003.jpg

                   

                   

                   

                  Here are the first pictures they sent me and the changes I asked them to make:

                   

                  reception dress revisions 3.jpg

                   

                   

                   

                  And here is the way the dress looks now:

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                  IMG_5687.jpg

                   

                   

                  Any ideas?



                  #3809 Ecofrugal

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                    Posted 21 September 2011 - 02:48 PM

                    OK, confession... I spent HOURS reading this thread, literally almost every page, and getting ready to order a dress from a knock-off site after seeing what they can do.  Then I randomly was walking around town and found a dress shop (not a bridal shop, just a regular dress shop) that carried the exact dress I've been eyeing and for only $181.  It was off the rack and fit me like a glove.  Lucky, huh?

                     

                    BUT, since I spent so little I can now get a nice TTD dress.  There's a "dress dash" coming to town where all the dresses are $150 so I was thinking of looking there first, but that's not until October 22nd.  My wedding is the last week of February.  Do you think that, assuming I don't find a dress at the Dash, I can order a TTD dress from a knock-off site and get it in time?  I've been reading that dresses are sometimes finished in days, sometimes in weeks, and just wanted to see what the average is about.



                    #3810 JoanneIreland

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                      Posted 21 September 2011 - 03:03 PM


                      Congrats you lucky girl! That is amazing you found the exact one in your exact size!!  Go buy a lottery ticket, you are obviously on a lucky streak!

                       

                      For the TTD, I am dealling with Babyonline at the moment and am almost 6 weeks in since ordering and we are not even at final pictures yet before shipping.

                      However from reading all the posts on here it seems I'm just having a bad time and overall they are better than this. Give yourself some buffer time, I think 3 months is more than enough including shipping time (in my opinion). If you don't find anything on October 22nd, then make sure you have an online backup plan and order straight away (have your measurements taken before hand) and you might have the dress by Christmas!! Good luck!
                       

                      Originally Posted by Ecofrugal 

                      OK, confession... I spent HOURS reading this thread, literally almost every page, and getting ready to order a dress from a knock-off site after seeing what they can do.  Then I randomly was walking around town and found a dress shop (not a bridal shop, just a regular dress shop) that carried the exact dress I've been eyeing and for only $181.  It was off the rack and fit me like a glove.  Lucky, huh?

                       

                      BUT, since I spent so little I can now get a nice TTD dress.  There's a "dress dash" coming to town where all the dresses are $150 so I was thinking of looking there first, but that's not until October 22nd.  My wedding is the last week of February.  Do you think that, assuming I don't find a dress at the Dash, I can order a TTD dress from a knock-off site and get it in time?  I've been reading that dresses are sometimes finished in days, sometimes in weeks, and just wanted to see what the average is about.



                       






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