My autumn wedding dress

Added Nov 8, 2011

by itetein

Helsinki, Finland

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I wanted to sew my wedding dress. Such an important day so the dress needed to be special as well.

I already had drawn the pattern pieces to another model but after seeing this pattern (a dress here on BurdaStyle by nouvellegamine) I couldn’t get this out of my mind! With the help of my mother I sewed the dress and I am really pleased how it turned out.

Belt is hand crocheted by my godmother about 20 years ago.

Pattern is 116 from Burda 3/2008.

Material Notes

Crpe satin

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Nov 18, 2011, 05.41 PMby Clare Bartlett

    Absolutely beautiful

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    Nov 18, 2011, 05.06 PMby bodicegoddess589

    My jaw actually dropped when I opened the link from Burdastyle’s FB page. So absolutely lovely! Very 1920s looking to me (especially with the fascinator!), and I’m a huge fan of the styles from that era. I’ll be adding this to my Pinterest for SURE. WOW!

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    Nov 18, 2011, 05.04 PMby missb-1

    Minimalistic but spectacular! Just wow.

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    Nov 18, 2011, 04.01 PMby carottesauvage

    Let me place an order! ;)

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    Nov 17, 2011, 01.47 PMby wildflower31

    OMG!!!!

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    Nov 13, 2011, 06.27 PMby Susan Edwards

    Gorgeous – so classy!!

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    Nov 12, 2011, 08.43 PMby claudinka

    That just takes my breath away. It is adorable! So simple and yet so lovely and elegant, but also cool and reduced. You should also do it in colour to wear it to other occasions, ’cause it fits you so perfectly. Congrats!

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    Nov 12, 2011, 10.47 AMby tirrs

    beautiful!

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    Nov 11, 2011, 06.12 PMby Laurel CJ

    what an amazing dress! I love how classic it is – great work!

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    Nov 10, 2011, 10.23 PMby nouvellegamine

    your version is so lovely! best wishes on your marriage :D

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      Nov 12, 2011, 06.07 PMby itetein

      Thank you for your words and for inspiration! If I hadn’t seen your dress I might not have this dress :)

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    Nov 10, 2011, 09.21 PMby sewtake2

    So very beautiful-it drapes so attractively. Your dress looks a million times nicer than the one “Mrs Simpson” wore.

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    Nov 9, 2011, 05.36 PMby suribabe

    Oh wow, so beautiful.. I like details, the sleeves the front.. Its all really nice.. And then wearing your godmother’s crochet belt, finishes it off really nicely. The fabric gives it the elegant look.

    ps congrats with on your marriage.. Hope u have enjoyed the whole day..

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    Nov 9, 2011, 03.59 PMby tiffanee

    This is absolutely beautiful – you look perfect in it! Remember to enjoy each and every day being married – it is truly an amazing feeling to be with the one you love!

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    Nov 9, 2011, 12.25 PMby Rebecca Ryan

    Hollywood style glamour at its best!!!! You look knock out :)

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    Nov 9, 2011, 09.48 AMby machelefranklin

    This is so delicate, you look wonderful.

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    Nov 9, 2011, 07.36 AMby itetein

    I’m getting speechless… so many lovely compliments!

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    Nov 9, 2011, 06.35 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    the simple and elegant style is so divine! i ador this dress and how you made it!

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    Nov 9, 2011, 06.17 AMby carolyn-s

    Absolutely beautiful, so exquisite and simply stunning!! You look gorgeous, hands down the most elegant bride I’ve seen in years!

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    Nov 9, 2011, 06.09 AMby sassitudes

    Absolutely fabulous!!! Beautiful vintage, sleek style. Kudos to you!!

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    Nov 9, 2011, 03.34 AMby lennert

    Wow! Makes you want to get married again…

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    Nov 9, 2011, 01.13 AMby schnui

    Yesterday I was a bit bored and needed a distraction, so I pulled out my Burda Magazines and was looking through them when I came across 3/2008 and I thought that style 116 was so gorgeous, I would love a reason to make it. And now I have found your most beautiful photos of your wedding day. You look so beautiful and your dress is divine. So perfect for you and so beautifully made. You should be so proud of yourself and all the very best for a happy and long marriage.

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      Nov 9, 2011, 07.30 AMby itetein

      Oh, what a coincidence! Thank you for your nice words!

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    Nov 9, 2011, 12.38 AMby bjr99

    So beautiful! All the best on your marriage!!!

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    Nov 9, 2011, 12.35 AMby poppykettle

    So gorgeous and very flattering on you :) Great work with a difficult fabric!

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    Nov 8, 2011, 11.36 PMby madebymeg

    beautiful!

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    Nov 8, 2011, 10.42 PMby peaches2218

    Gorgeous and so traditionally elegant but still unexpected. I love that it has potential to be altered into a wearable garment for everyday.

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    Nov 8, 2011, 09.32 PMby freakusbzzz

    Lovely, another member has this wedding dress too.

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    Nov 8, 2011, 09.02 PMby jacquipardue

    gorgeous! way to go!!

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    Nov 8, 2011, 08.48 PMby brisehuus

    Stunning! This is so plain and simple and yet soooooooo beautiful and elegant. I like the combination with the red high heels. Congratulation for the dress and of course for getting married! onnittelu :-))

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      Nov 9, 2011, 07.28 AMby itetein

      Thank you, kiitos :)

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    Nov 8, 2011, 08.14 PMby leahfranqui

    This is magnificent. Congratulations, you look marvelous and this is phenomenal. So elegant and flattering and stately!

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    Nov 8, 2011, 07.28 PMby sandoz18

    Beautiful and elegant!

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