• Wedding Dress

Added Sep 7, 2010

by jeffrey

Colts Neck, New ...

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Here is the wedding dress. Jamie and I designed it based on things we had seen and things we liked. Jamie wanted a short dress because our reception was in a show barn on the local fairgrounds – it was a summer wedding and a long dress would have made dancing hard. We like to dance; it’s how we met. We bought the fabric from Mood in New York. It’s a soft cotton fabric with just a hint of silverly shine from silver threads which are more prominent on the front; we used the backside of the fabric. It has four buttons on the back, but they are false; the dress closes with a zipper behind the panel on which the buttons are sewed. Both are families are impressed that I can sew and impressed that Jamie would trust me to sew her wedding dress.

Thanks to Ms. Natalie Good for the wonderful photos; also Marie Kuchenmeister.

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    Jan 27, 2013, 12.33 AMby kinsmana

    What a special project! Well done. I love your other projects too.

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    Nov 9, 2011, 03.54 PMby Megan Richards

    A wedding dress is definitely a major task to take on, and this looks magnificent! Updated, classic, and gorgeous :)

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    Sep 10, 2010, 11.35 PMby alekat

    oh how beautiful and Congratulations! i really like the folds on the bust.

    cant wait to make my own wedding dress

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    Sep 10, 2010, 02.44 PMby campnlulu

    What a beautiful day. I’ve been married 6 years and this dress makes me want to do it all over again. So personal…stunning. I live in GR too!!

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    Sep 8, 2010, 12.26 PMby ichigogirl

    Lovely dress, the pleat-detail is beautiful. Congratulations to both of you, I bet the post-wedding-dances were fabulous!

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    Sep 8, 2010, 10.13 AMby polychromatin

    You did a great job, the dress is beautiful and I like both of your outfits. I wish you all the best :)

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    Sep 8, 2010, 09.33 AMby bttn

    Congratulations on your wedding! You made a beautiful dress for your lucky wife, I love the pleats on the front, and the lenght, too. I wish you both the best!

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    Sep 8, 2010, 07.50 AMby k8b1982

    This is gorgeous, I love the front detailing on the dress – congratulations :-)

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    Sep 8, 2010, 06.19 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    this is just lovely! the dress is better than any designerpiece could be, as i comes from you and we all can see, how well you made it and with how much of your heart and love you did so!

    congratulations to your wedding and i wish both of you to become as happy as my love and i are for the last years! god bless you both and all the very best!

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    Sep 8, 2010, 04.06 AMby lunatepetal

    LOVE LOVE LOVE this dress!! that is so romantic that you made her a wedding dress and that’s also really special! I love the little accents of blue(even blue socks!) congratulations!!

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    Sep 8, 2010, 12.38 AMby Rebecca Alleyne

    Wow! First congratulations on your wedding – beautiful pics and you guys look happy! Second – congrats on getting your wife to agree to you making it! It was a wise decision on her part. I love it and I love how you guys accessorised her shoes to match your tie. Love love the pleat detail on the bodice. Wonderful!

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    Sep 8, 2010, 12.11 AMby verypurpleperson

    I love the pleats detail on the dress, it looks like flower petals. The photos are wonderful and the two of you are the cutest! Big congratulations and many wishes for happiness and love in the future!

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    Sep 7, 2010, 10.57 PMby marloncosta

    The dress is really beautiful! The styling is a 10 also. It really reflects who you guys seem to be. Congratulations on everything (dress….wedding). It must be a honor to make your wife`s wedding gown. I didn`t have that pleasure.

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    Sep 7, 2010, 10.11 PMby nikkishell

    OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW!!! I knew you were destined for greatness when i featured you in Mixtape Zine! :) What a beautiful dress and photos. Congrats guys!

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    Sep 7, 2010, 08.12 PMby cantare

    You both have great taste, this design is awesome! The top feels rather Vera Wang (my favorite!). Congrats!

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    Sep 7, 2010, 06.57 PMby mangos

    Beautiful, it took me till the end of the description to realize that it’s not the girl who sewed it, I guess in this case it was alright that you saw the dress beforehand! She looks so happy, I love it. Beautiful pictures, and congratulations!

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    Sep 7, 2010, 06.40 PMby laura oprea

    Beautiful dress! Great job! Love the ruffles and the idea of hiding the zipper with some fake buttons. Love it! Congrats on the wedding! :)

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    Sep 7, 2010, 06.38 PMby rachelnyc

    Congratulations! I love the matching, down to the socks. She looks lovely, what a wonderful day :)

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    Sep 7, 2010, 06.22 PMby janul

    Oh wow, that´s so awesome that you made a wedding dress for your wife! I think I married the wrong man, haha! :)

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    Sep 7, 2010, 05.26 PMby eugeniaofthewasps

    Fantastic job! Congratulations on your wedding!

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    Sep 7, 2010, 04.24 PMby carottesauvage

    Beautiful Dress and marvellous front details! Congratulations!!!! Your wife can rely on her bespoke husband/couturier!

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    Sep 7, 2010, 04.04 PMby kelerabeus

    isn’t she lucky girl! beautiful dress, and necklace is also amazing. congratulations!

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    Sep 7, 2010, 03.47 PMby alden

    You are the cutest!!!! Congrats to both of you. Amazing amazing amazing job

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    Sep 7, 2010, 03.43 PMby cd909

    it’s fabulous! congratulations on your wedding :)

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    Sep 7, 2010, 03.38 PMby Sofie Meesschaert

    I love it!

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    Sep 7, 2010, 03.38 PMby mitmit

    A beautiful dress and beautiful pictures! I hope you had the best wedding day! :-)

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    Sep 7, 2010, 03.27 PMby perrineco

    I do like it!!!

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