The Art of Bridal Alterations: Ensuring the Perfect Fit for Your Big Day

The Art of Bridal Alterations: Ensuring the Perfect Fit for Your Big Day

For many brides, finding the perfect wedding dress is a dream come true! However, what many brides don't realize is that alterations are often necessary to ensure a flawless fit on their big day.

At The Bridal Room, we understand the importance of alterations and offer a wide range of services to meet the needs of every bride. Our experienced seamstresses have a combined 80 years of experience and are skilled in all types of alterations, from simple to complex.


What are the most common bridal alterations?

The most common bridal alterations include:

Pulling in/letting out the side seams
Hemming the gown to the appropriate length
Adding a bustle or removing the train



What are some other possible bridal alterations?

In addition to the most common alterations, there are many other possibilities to further alter a gown, depending on the style of the gown. These include:

Changing the style of a neckline
Raising or lowering a neckline
Adding or removing sleeves
Adding or removing straps
Making detachable straps
Adding or removing lace

Our seamstresses are skilled in adding in personal details if the bride would like. This includes sewn-in patches or creating a customized veil.



How much do bridal alterations cost?

The cost of bridal alterations varies depending on the type of alterations needed. At The Bridal Room, our alterations typically range from $800-$1,000 for basic work, such as pulling in/letting out the side seams, hemming the gown, and adding a bustle or removing the train. More complex alterations may cost more.


How long do bridal alterations take?

The time it takes for bridal alterations varies depending on the complexity of the alterations. Simple alterations can typically be completed within a few weeks, while more complex alterations may take several months.

If you’re ready to find the perfect wedding dress, book your appointment with us now!