Next >︎
To Top

Bridesmaid Dress Fabric Too Shiny

I've just received my bridesmaids dresses and don't like them at all. They're made of a brown polyester and an ivory acetate lining underneath. I love the colors, but the two fabrics together create this horrible shiny, slinky, dizzy look. Is there any spray or a way to take away the shine without taking the fabric out or buying a new dress?

Ad


Christina from Bethesda, MD

We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards for people who answer questions on ThriftyFun in February! Click here to find out more...

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

October 7, 20050 found this helpful

I bet someone at a fabric shop or craft store may know of something to use. If you can't spray it or something, maybe a seamstress can sew some kind of slip in...I hope it doesn't become too stressful. I got married less than a year ago, and some things that I stressed to the max about just weren't worth it in the end.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
October 7, 20050 found this helpful

Sounds to me as if the underskirt material is the problem.If you have a friend or relative who sews she probably can cut it out from inside and make a new one of a matching brown cotton of soft satin and it should tone it down.If it doesn't really need the extra lining inside and is not too see-through,cut it out and don't use any lining.Bless your heart,little details can sure stress out a Bride.Just remember it's only one day.Let this be the happiest day of your life! GOOD LUCK!!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad
January 31, 20170 found this helpful

Shiny is not a dizzy look.Slinky is gorgeous and elegant.The word shine comes from a old Germanic word Shoen.Which means beautiful.My suggestion is to leave the bridesmaids gowns exactly the same, because it you tamper with the satin fabric's intended shineyou are going to damage the gowns and even cause them to loose any retail value if you decide to sell them on an ebay or other site.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Shiny Pink Fabric
Making Fabric Less Shiny
Next >︎
Categories
Weddings DressesOctober 6, 2005
Guides
selecting a wedding dress
Selecting a Wedding Dress
A woman wearing a homemade bridesmaid dress.
Making Homemade Bridesmaids Dresses
Ironing Polyester
Removing Shiny Iron Marks on Polyester Clothing
A bride and bridesmaids.
Saving Money on Bridesmaid Dresses
More
👒
Mother's Day Ideas!
🐰
Easter Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/04/18 15:41:29 in 2 secs.
Loading Something Awesome!