Every wedding dress alteration job requires great mental focus and attention to detail. Every bride should be treated individually and styled differently. Every dress must be pinned, sewed and completed with care and heart.
These are some of the reasons why many seamstresses or tailors aren’t qualified to alter wedding dresses. While most people only think about their seamstress’s experience and skills, how your wedding dress is going to turn out also depends on whether the seamstress possesses the right personality traits that fit the job on hand. For instance, an overly self-centred person may not genuinely care about you and your dress. A careless person may have built some bad habits throughout her sewing life and not be able to carefully work on your dress. A stubborn or unfriendly person will greatly hinder your ability to effectively communicate your thoughts about your dress over the coming weeks or months.
It is very important to first qualify your seamstress before you hand over your beloved wedding dress for alterations. The following three articles will give you some useful tips on how to qualify and choose your wedding alteration seamstress: