I quite often get asked about changing a zipped back dress into a laced up dress. There are several reasons, mainly because a dress doesnt fit anymore !!!
However, this time it was because a bride had bought her special dress but had always wanted a laced up wedding dress.
I normally forget to take a photograph !! However, I thought I would take one for my collection.
The dress is beautiful , and by Amanda Wyatt.
This is the before............
I had to remove some of the back of the bodice too, giving it the V shaped back, which meant I also had to take out the boning from the lining and move it over. I inserted loops, made the tie and a modesty panel for the underneath
And here is the after ......