Beach Wedding?

Added Aug 8, 2012

by suzetewilliams

Linslade, United...

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Description

This is a dress I made as my final project at college for my 1st year. I made the pattern myself and used an inexpensive fabric in case it went wrong, but thankfully it turned out fine.

It was relatively easy to make, except that I somehow worked out the wrong measurements on the model, but after a couple of fittings, it fitted her perfectly. Shame I didn’t have my camera at college when she put it on as you would be able to see how gorgeous she looked. I made a corset back with a modestly panel so that it could fit different people. The skirt is just a straight forward circular skirt.

It’s made of a lightweight cotton fabric and has two underskirts. The bodice is lined with two layers of lining and one of underlining and has regilene boning for a more fitted look.

Material Notes

Cotton, silk lining, regilene boning, satin ribbon, petersham ribbon, thread

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Bridal, Classic, Evening Wear, Vintage

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    Aug 9, 2012, 07.26 PMby bjr99

    Beautiful dress! I’m sure it will sell.

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    Aug 9, 2012, 07.18 PMby BeYou TiFul

    Very nice Suzete!

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    Aug 8, 2012, 11.32 PMby Ruffles Gazebo

    oh i imagine it would look beautiful on the model! is someone actually wearing it for a wedding? because i think the cotton you’ve used is quite cute and could look just right for the beach!

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      Aug 9, 2012, 07.58 AMby suzetewilliams

      Thank you. No, I just made it because I wanted to practice making a simple wedding dress. There is a handmade shop in my village which will try to sell it for me if I’m luckyl xxx

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