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Wedding Dress Remake

Added Aug 25, 2011

by tulips371

Portland, Oregon...






I was more than honered when I was asked to “remake” a wedding dress for my best friend’s new sister-in-law!!! She loved the beautiful beaded corset bodice but didn’t like the skirt, so I ripped off the entire skirt and replaced it with a very full tulle princess skirt!! Underneath the 40 yards of tulle is a hoop skirt, dress lining with petticoat net for more volume, and the dress skirt made of bridal satin. The bodice was a couple of inches too small so I did also add a panel on each side of the back to make it bigger for her. This is by far the most proud I’ve ever been of any of my projects. I loooove the results and the bride did too!!

Material Notes

Tulle, Bridal Satin, Bridal Lining, Petticoat Netting, Bias Tape, Interfacing, Hoop Skirt, Beads




Garment Type
Satin, Tulle

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    Sep 5, 2011, 10.53 PMby mojo elgin

    Oh, so heavenly… awesome!

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      Sep 7, 2011, 02.15 AMby tulips371

      Thank you!!!

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    Aug 30, 2011, 04.58 PMby wildflower31

    You should be proud, that is awesome work and she looks lovley.

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      Aug 31, 2011, 04.47 PMby tulips371

      Thank you!!!

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    Aug 26, 2011, 03.32 PMby suribabe

    Good job. Well done, It really looks fab.

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      Aug 26, 2011, 07.16 PMby tulips371

      Thank you!!!!

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    Aug 26, 2011, 12.18 PMby Lucha Suarez

    WhaT a great remake! It’s like a whole new dress! Great job!

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      Aug 26, 2011, 07.16 PMby tulips371

      Thanks!! Yes it does look like a new dress :-)

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    Aug 25, 2011, 10.33 PMby fashionfreek

    How lovely:-) Well done!

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      Aug 26, 2011, 05.28 AMby tulips371

      Thank you!!!

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