When you are looking for a cheap bridesmaid dress, there are many options that you can take.  One of these solutions for your bridesmaid dresses is finding a seamstress overseas who can duplicate the dress that you are interested in for your wedding party.

If you are looking through the bride magazines at all of the expensive bridesmaid dresses that are featured there, you can still create that look with a seamstress who is located overseas.  They can most often duplicate the looks that are created in these high-end dresses at a fraction of the cost.

There are a couple of things that you should consider when you are going to use an overseas seamstress for your cheap bridesmaid dresses.  If you follow these guidelines, you will have stunning dresses that won’t break the bank accounts of your bridesmaids.

Look for an overseas seamstress online that will be able to create the dress that you are after.  Look at their return and exchange policies before you make any decision to buy the dress.  You should also look at the cost of shipping and determine if you are saving money by using an overseas seamstress.

You will have to find a seamstress locally to take care of the alterations for the dress so consider the cost of alterations when you are weighing the pros and cons of an overseas seamstress.  These are a few of things that you can check on before you purchase your dresses overseas.

If you are dealing with someone overseas, you will have to do a little research on the business or seamstress before you purchase the dresses.  You will not be able to check the quality of their work before you order the dress so their reputation is all you will have to use for selecting the right seamstress.  Look for someone who has the experience in dressmaking to create your bridesmaid dresses. 

Ask some of your friends who have recently gotten married if they know of any overseas seamstresses to create the bridesmaid dresses.  You might be surprised at the amount of people who use this option to get a cheap bridesmaid dress that does not look cheap.  A recommendation from someone that you know can go a long way to finding the highest quality seamstress for your wedding.

You can also ask to see some pictures of the work that they have done previously.  Of course, the pictures will not show you detail on the quality of the work, but you can see the type of dresses that they have worked on in the past.  This can give you a good idea if they can handle the style that you have in mind.

Do some shopping around when you are looking for an overseas seamstress.  There are many businesses that will be able to handle your dress needs, but not all of them will be inexpensively priced.  Just like anything else that you do online, take your time and search out the best deal that you can find.

Remember to give yourself plenty of time for the alterations on the dresses, as well.  Your bridesmaids will need a few fittings before the dress is perfect for their size.  Make sure that your bridesmaids are available to be fitted for the dress and go to all of the subsequent fittings.

Take your time and shop wisely for your cheap bridesmaid dresses.  Research the seamstress that you are considering thoroughly before you make a decision to purchase the dresses.  It is in your wedding day and having the fabulous dresses that you want is possible for a small amount of money if you plan everything perfectly. 

Source by Lucinda Starling