One thing I tell my customers is to bring someone with them on their pick up day so that I can show them how to do the bustle. This creates the look of a bubble hem and a fuller back to the skirt. Whether you decide to wait to put it up during the reception will depend on how easy it is to hook your bustle up. Your bridal gown has a term for a bridal magazine and. Share it with us in the comment section below. Cookies make wikiHow better. To bustle a wedding dress, attach a tie on the underside seam of the skirt so that when your bustle is complete, your skirt hem will just be off the floor.
It should be attached high up on the train, near your lower back.
Wedding dresses with a train that doesn't hook up .....
March 28, You can also use a broach on a one point bustle to hold it up while at the same time add a decorative touch. So a wedding dress seamstress will try to come somewhere in between being sewn on too lightly or too securely. It's a tiny loop on the seam at the back half way down the skirt bit and it hooks up to my bottom button. A good one will be hidden in seams with creative decoration. It does not show when the train is down, and is not particularly difficult to locate when she needs to gather it up to carry, as it will be much too heavy for hook and eyes if very full at all. Otherwise, you would have to leave your reception to have the bustle put up.