So I got married...

Added Nov 27, 2011

by reesly

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Description

I wanted something special for my wedding. It was a country wedding in a barn not too far from the farm I grew up on, so I knew I wanted lace with a more classic/vintage silhouette, but I couldn’t find anything in the stores that fit what I was looking for. So, I made my wedding dress. It was difficult, and I had my fair share of meltdowns, but I really enjoyed the whole process and I’ll certainly never forget it. I also ended up adding a small lace bolero for the outdoor reception since it was a bit chilly in the fall.
I also made my bridesmaids with simple infinity dresses that they could tie any way they liked. My wedding was wonderful, and I loved how the dresses turned out.

Material Notes

Wedding dress: no pattern, lace, cream silk (under lining of lace), simple white cotton for innermost lining of dress, steel boning, tulle underskirt, & ribbon for the lace-up back.

Bridesmaids: Infinity dress pattern (I just googled it and it came up) & LOTS of simple knit fabric. It pretty much just had to be stretchy.

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Bridal
Material
Cotton, Knits/Jersey, Lace/Sequins, Silk, Tulle

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    May 1, 2014, 09.33 PMby RedDynamica

    I search sweatpants and came across your projects! you are an expert! love your weddingdress and transformed dresses! hope to see more projects!

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    Dec 13, 2011, 12.13 AMby sala22

    I’m speechless!

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    Dec 8, 2011, 02.14 AMby Cjasmin

    just wow..:)

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    Dec 8, 2011, 02.14 AMby Cjasmin

    just wow..:)

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    Dec 6, 2011, 03.14 PMby easbrooke

    Incredible! Congrats on the wedding (and the dresses)! :)

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    Nov 30, 2011, 04.50 AMby dewreb

    Way to go! You did an amazing job!

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    Nov 29, 2011, 09.43 PMby alicewang

    Wow that is stunning! What a beautiful bride! Congratulations!

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    Nov 28, 2011, 09.11 PMby Vanessa Velasquez

    What a lovely bride, what a beautiful dress…. What a handsome groom!!!! ; ) Congratulations and may God always help you to keep the feeling of this day, alive in your hearts!!!

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    Nov 28, 2011, 05.14 PMby sealtopaz

    Lots of good luck, health and happiness to infinity. Your dress, stunning with and without the tiny jacket. Lovely bridesmaid’s dresses, the look of the dresses do not look as disposable. And that you agreed to marry your husband Snickers ……………. It’s a sign of success in relationships (-:

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    Nov 28, 2011, 08.37 AMby victoriakb

    Beautiful!

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    Nov 28, 2011, 07.26 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    oh wow, there is so much love in this pictures, i can only congratulate you to all of it: the dress, your bridesmaids and your husband…………that is so beautiful and lovely!

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    Nov 28, 2011, 03.19 AMby froggylonglegs

    Ummm…. WOW!!

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    Nov 28, 2011, 02.05 AMby reliablechef

    Love the classic look of the lace! What a nice gift to give the bridesmaids infinity dresses! They will probably wear them again! Congrats

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    Nov 28, 2011, 01.44 AMby LaraGa

    What an amazing dress! Congratulations on your project and your marriage!

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    Nov 28, 2011, 01.20 AMby audrashadforth

    Your dress looks amazing! And congratulations on your marriage. All the work (and meltdowns) were definitely worth it! Absolutely gorgeous and you must be so proud.

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    Nov 28, 2011, 12.42 AMby schnui

    Congratulations on getting married; you looked so beautiful. Your dress and bridesmaid dresses are stunning and you should be so proud of yourself. It must have been a huge effort but so worth it.

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    Nov 28, 2011, 12.32 AMby cherwinamy

    lovely!

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    Nov 27, 2011, 11.03 PMby calicocouture

    Wow! You look absolutely stunning! Beautiful job on your gown, and the bridesmaids dresses. I’m sure it was a tremendous amount of work, but most certainly worth it. It fits you like a glove.

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