Added Aug 26, 2010
My sister got married this summer and I was chosen to make her dress. The venue for the wedding was a 50’s styled paradise so we wanted the dress to both fit in and still be modern enough for her at the same time. She loved a sweetheart neckline but as the crazy dancer she is, wasn’t keen on a strapless dress. Her other requirement was that she wanted to be able to twirl. I think we got it all in.
There are so many layers to this dress, the bodice is 6, the skirt is 3 layers, 5 layers of tulle and two linings. There is also a grosgrain waist stay tacked into the inside to prevent her from splitting her zipper, like I mentioned before, the girl is a crazy dancer!
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Also, the flower is handmade by EmersonMade
Itallian illusion silk organza, French silk shantung, silk habotai, silk charmeuse, canvas, woven fusible, tricot fusible, ivory netting, gold netting, invisible zipper, hooks + eyes, polyester thread, silk thread, grosgrain ribbon, satin ribbon (hanger loops) pearl button, hidden vintage blue button, gold ribbon.
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