Burn Hole Repair Needed For Wedding Gown Restoration

Posted by on Apr 5, 2013 in General, Heirloom Garment Restoration | 4 comments

Burn Hole Repair Needed For Wedding Gown Restoration

Who thought that wedding ambiance may later require bridal gown restoration! 
 One customer’s wedding venue included a beautiful fireplace.  A glowing fire added to the atmosphere of her special evening.   What she didn’t count on was a spark from the fireplace landing on her lovely wedding gown.

Wedding Dress Repair Needed

So it is Heritage Garment Preservation to the rescue!  Carmina, our expert hole and snag technician did a great job on this wedding gown restoration.  The bridal gown hole was about 5/8 inch diameter.  Carmina took a small piece of fabric and  repaired the hole completing the wedding dress restoration.
Burn Repaired in wedding gown

Bridal Gown Restoration Completed

If you look closely you can see the wedding dress repair.  Fortunately the hole was small  and the wedding dress fabric has a stripe in it which helps camouflage the wedding dress repair.   Also, fortunate for her is the wedding dress has layers of folds to hide the repair as well.  So the overall appearance of the bridal gown is still lovely.

Wedding Gown Restoration Always Available

So don’t panic if the worst case scenario happens, there is usually a remedy of some kind available here at Heritage Garment Preservation.  Our  technicians are trained in…

And occasionally a new bride needs her wedding dress repaired.   Fortunately, our expert bridal gown restoration staff can clean or repair almost any kind of “wedding day souvenir”!



  1. I have acquired my great Grandmother wedding dress it dates to 1912 it has a couple stains and a few wholes it is lace what are your prices for repair

    • Hi Terry, our standard wedding dress restoration package includes minor repairs and our premium package includes several hours of repairs. Additional repairs are available for $50 per hour. If the tears or holes are too extensive then you may need to find a local seamstress to assist you and we can provide training videos.

  2. My dress got burned from a candle how much is that going to cost

    • Hi Nichole,

      We would love to help! Please call us at 866-268-4696 to get a free quote for the repair.
      HGP Team

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