Joy's Wedding Dress

Added Jun 17, 2010

by howjoyful

Crestline, Calif...

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The moment I got engaged I knew I wanted to make all of my wedding gown, Well I end up not only making my dress, sash, bolero, hair flower and accessories, I also made all my Bridesmaids dresses ( I will post them too!), the groomsman’s vest and pretty much anything I could!

I started with the feel I wanted for my dress, I love lace and tulle so I made a big puffy bottom and a lace top, I crochet the edge of the lace and added some purple tulle to the bottom skirt of the dress to spice it up a little. I made my sash with satin and placed Velcro for a cleaner look.

I loved my dress! It was kind of hard because I was forced to make last minute alterations on my dress due to some unexpected gain of weight, but at the end the dress was super comfortable.

For more pictures go HERE

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Bridal, Romantic
Material
Lace/Sequins, Satin, Tulle

Credits

Images Next Exit Photography

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    Apr 20, 2011, 06.38 AMby cikk

    I loved the dress you made out of men’s shirts and so looked at all your projects – too cute, clever, and styling! But the wedding dress and everything else take the cake. Gorgeous. Cute, cool, traditional and quirky at the same time, original without being too out there – you must have had a whale of a time at your wedding, bless you and your husband – love his outfit too!

    Best wishes to you and your lovely man for a long happy and healthy life together :)

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    Nov 1, 2010, 05.57 AMby nishavinod2009

    you look beautiful, like out of an ordering catalog! the bridesmaid dresses are so good.

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    Jul 16, 2010, 10.36 PMby howjoyful

    Thank YOU!!! THANK YOU! I am so happy all of you liked it!

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    Jun 20, 2010, 09.26 AMby keren

    great job!!! So much sewing for your wedding – amazing! The dress looks great on you!!!

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    Jun 19, 2010, 01.24 AMby nessys

    This is gorgeous – and you are gorgeous in it! Love the purple with the white – can’t get over how well that works!!! Most of all – I admire your stamina – making your dress, bridesmaid’s dresses plus all the other accessories AND the usual drama of just getting married (plus last minute alterations, which would throw me over the edge!!!) You are Wonder Woman!

    All the best to you and your husband for your new life together! Congrats!

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    Jun 18, 2010, 03.57 PMby sunnilj9

    It’s gorgeous! I love the purple accents too!

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    Jun 18, 2010, 08.01 AMby sewclairey

    Incredible. Such a beautiful dress, and I love the bolero. Inspiring!

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    Jun 18, 2010, 03.18 AMby nadia-modista

    You did a very good job! Your wedding gown and bridesmaids dresses are beautiful. You all look absolutely gorgeous! I love it. Congrats on your wedding. Best wishes!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 11.00 PMby spacexshoes

    LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE. You looked beautiful!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 09.21 PMby peachypanda

    soo beautiful. congrats to you and your new husband. by the way, i adore your cake topper!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 08.19 PMby momsgotanewhobby

    You are so very talented! The gown, the bridesmaids, everything and everyone was just beautiful. Congratulations on your marriage and what a special way to start your lives together.

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    Jun 17, 2010, 06.19 PMby shell-bell

    Gorgeous! And what an amazing looking wedding! Congratulations on a beautiful dress and your marriage — wishing you many happy years together!!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 05.54 PMby fabricaddict

    Wow your dress is so beautiful and you look amazing, and the bridesmaids dresses are also so well made and I love the uniqueness with the boots – well done on creating an amazing wedding :-)

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    Jun 17, 2010, 05.41 PMby howjoyful

    Thank you so much everyone! =)

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    Jun 17, 2010, 04.10 PMby aines

    Well done! It’s really beautiful!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 04.05 PMby Rikki Cade Battle

    this is a apsolutly beautifull wedding dress. i am in love with the whole look with the contrast between the purple and the green. i also love the bridesmades dresses as well as the guorgios seenery.

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    Jun 17, 2010, 03.53 PMby sandoz18

    Gorgeous—especially the bolero and purple detailing! Love the uniqueness of everything!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 03.17 PMby tamezdc

    What a beautiful wedding gown! I love the purple details and your bridesmaids’ dresses too.

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    Jun 17, 2010, 01.49 PMby A Sewing Architect

    So very perfect! Congratulations!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 01.43 PMby jaimesews

    Really amazing. Love the colored tulle in the skirt – really makes it custom, among other details.

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    Jun 17, 2010, 01.38 PMby junehawk

    Absolutely beautiful!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 01.05 PMby kelepso

    Wow! I love the unexcepted purple underneath the dress. Then entire dress looks well make. Also, the bridesmaids’ dresses and your husband’s outfit looks great took. I have the contrast of color and styling between you and your husband. This is one of the best wedding dress I’ve seen on Burda Style. Job well done.

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    Jun 17, 2010, 11.29 AMby kellyo

    Beautiful dress – well done, and congrats on getting married! I love the bridesmaid dresses too. Great choice of colour.

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    Jun 17, 2010, 11.15 AMby gingerfish

    You look so lovely! Amazing job AND all the bridesmaid’s dresses are beautiful too. The purple theme works so well. I’d just like to add: cowboy boots on bridesmaid’s? Genius! If I ever get married I want that too!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 10.57 AMby mixtlii

    What a beautiful dress. And how nice are the bridesmaid. Congratulations!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 10.31 AMby wishofhappiness

    i love the purple! its great that you took the risk of not sticking to the traditional plain white! Congrats on getting married! Great job!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 10.04 AMby msliz

    love that dress especially the purple makes it so neat and the matching bridesmades – awesome! an congratulations! :)

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    Jun 17, 2010, 09.07 AMby Jodi Wade

    You look gorgeous and so happy! Congratulations!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 09.05 AMby sabzarap

    Just stunning! You look so incredible and your Bridesmades too. It must have been a dream of a wedding ;O)

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    Jun 17, 2010, 08.26 AMby frankiesoup

    What a stunning dress! It looks incredible on you and I love the contrast between the purple and the white. Congratulations on your special day!

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