My Wedding Dress!!!!

Added Aug 15, 2014

by Kimb9

Bouchette, Canada

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Description

I got inspired by the True Blue version the Benedikta gown. I wanted a corset top so I blended Butterick B5935 pattern with the benedikta ruffles. I extended the bodice to give it a cool shape and modified the skirt to transform it into a high-low version. I designed and added removable organza underskirt (in the back only) and a train. Guipure lace made a beautiful overlay for the bodice. Added mock feshwater pearls for the bodice strap attachment. Instead of lacing the corset I added rose shaped buttons on tiny elastic bands.
Love my dress, as did all my guests! I kept it on all night and danced the night away. Thank you BurdaStyle community for the info, tips and inspiration!

Material Notes

Crpe backed satin, a charm to work with. Non fray guipure lace allowed me to fashion cutout details on my hidden hemline (Under the ruffles).

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Bridal
Material
Lace/Sequins, Organza, Satin, Tulle

Credits

Corset pattern

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    Aug 23, 2014, 12.29 PMby yenny lee

    Congratulations its pretty :)

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    Aug 21, 2014, 12.01 PMby gfoster

    Your dress is amazing. Fantastic work.

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    Aug 21, 2014, 09.53 AMby nadia r

    Its amazing girlfriend! Xx

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    Aug 20, 2014, 08.24 PMby Lela Thompson

    Congratulations! Amazing dress and beautiful photos!

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    Aug 20, 2014, 05.17 PMby Kimb9

    My heart skipped a beat when I opened the BurdaStyle website and saw… me in my dress! I am at a loss for words, thank you!

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    Aug 20, 2014, 04.11 PMby chillwear

    Beautiful dress, love the how creative it is!

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    Aug 20, 2014, 03.49 PMby burdastyle

    Congratulations on your wedding, and congrats on making the gorgeous member project of the week!

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    Aug 18, 2014, 04.47 PMby Kimb9

    Thank you all!

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    Aug 18, 2014, 02.49 PMby kisses

    Lovely dress…congrats!

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    Aug 16, 2014, 08.05 AMby alice9163

    The most important dress in your life made more meaningful as it was self made. Really beautiful dress and wedding. Congratulations.

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    Aug 16, 2014, 07.10 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Wow! This is gorgeous! Beautiful work!! Congratulations ♥

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    Aug 16, 2014, 07.08 AMby Mary Athey

    Gorgeous dress. You looked fabulous. Congratulations x

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    Aug 15, 2014, 09.20 PMby Meredith Bergin

    Beautiful work—congratulations!

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