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Edwardian Tea Dress-Inspired Wedding Dress

Added Aug 21, 2017

by Newmana

Portland, Oregon...

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Description

I looked and looked for a vintage Edwardian tea dress I could wear for my wedding, but their waists are all so small and I was loosing hope. Meanwhile, I was collecting lace table cloths at Goodwill for our reception when I found this fabric (in fact a shower curtain). I held it up to me and looked in the mirror. It had the most beautiful symmetrical flower design. Since it cost me 50 cents I decided I had nothing to lose. I started cutting using the pastel lace dress design. I didn’t like the cap sleeves so I simply extended the length of the sleeves, utilizing the scalloped edge of the lace. I cut a deep scoop out of the back and used the scalloped edge to make a belt. We used hook and eyes to close the belt, but covered them with pearl buttons. I like to tell people I was married in a shower curtain, but explain that it was less vinyl than what they are probably imagining.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Vintage, Victorian, Romantic, Classic, Bridal, Bohemian
Material
Lace/Sequins

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    Sep 26, 2017, 03.47 AMby nrobson

    this is so pretty, well done

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    Aug 29, 2017, 05.42 AMby Maria Hayek

    It’s really pretty!

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    Aug 24, 2017, 05.44 PMby slmnstyle

    What a lovely creation! Congratulations!

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    Aug 23, 2017, 06.50 PMby Mary Athey

    It’s beautiful and looks fantastic on you xx

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    Aug 23, 2017, 12.19 PMby linneahernqvist

    It’s beautiful!

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    Aug 23, 2017, 11.53 AMby SurMesure

    Ingenious, and it looks delicate and beautiful!

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    Aug 23, 2017, 08.26 AMby chula123

    So cute!!!

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