Category Archives: The wedding dress

The Wedding Dress: The photos

I know I promised these photos before my honeymoon, but life got away from me. Here they are: I was really pleased with my dress in the end I felt great, and I think it looked good It was comfortable … Continue reading

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The Wedding Dress: Veil and underskirt

Along with my dress I needed to make a veil and an underskirt to give the dress a bit of volume. I wanted to make the underskirt removable to facilitate ceilidhing. Making these items were when the ‘Sew a beautiful … Continue reading

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The Wedding Dress: struggles with sleeves

Once I had the bodice of my dress done, it was time to think about sleeves. You may remember that a very long time ago I had come up with 3 ideas. During the mock up process I came up … Continue reading

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The Wedding Dress: coreslet and bodice

Having made and fitted my mockups, the scary time came when I had to cut into the real fabric for my dress. To ease myself in the first thing I worked on was the underpinnings for my garment  Waist stay … Continue reading

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The Wedding Dress: fabric

I bought the fabric for my dress a few weeks ago, but I have never got around to blogging about it. I was pretty sure I wanted to stick with natural fabrics as I am getting married in june, so … Continue reading

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The Wedding Dress: fitting failiures

So my mockup was meant to be made by the end of the chistmas holidays, it is now mid feb and it isn’t finished. Whoops. In my defence I have been ill. I have however made progress, the bodice is … Continue reading

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The wedding dress: patten alterations

So I started with New Look 6454 pattern following my planning. I decided to treat the bodice and skirt as different entities as I still haven’t decided which style skirt to use. Larger Seam allowances My first step was to … Continue reading

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