WEDDING GOWN-1

Added Feb 3, 2010

by Adriana Orozco

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Skirt worked in pure silk satin face organza, and the body is in silk peau de seau. The skirt is simple and classic whit a 3 foot train, It has been cut in 7 pieces with a triangular shapes and gather on the upper hip. For a lovely flow, I put under the silk, 5 layers of fine tulle, and then then lining. The skirt has also a crinoline to give the fullness. The top part has been done totally by hand. I cut strips of peau de seau, 2"wide on the bies, foldem in half, iron them and hand sew them liberaly on a base that has a perfect fit. You can notice that the bodice DOES NOT have seams on the sides since it has been worked just in one complete piece, and the back is finishes with silk loops and covered buttons. Hope you enjoy it!!!

Material Notes

I love to mix different textures of silk. In this case the satin face organza and the peau de seau……

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    Feb 4, 2010, 02.23 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

    it would be awesome to post a close up of the bodice. it looks amazing! id love to know how u did it in detail! :)

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      Feb 4, 2010, 03.26 AMby Adriana Orozco

      Here is a close up of the bodice. Actually it is quite complicated to do, because is like a jig saw puzle. You have to imagen where will be the best area to start with….and then with the folded ribbons, just start sewin them by hand, one-by-one, making sure that the next one will cover the hand stitch…also you have to measure the widh to try to make them all the same widh….I wish I had video the work while I was doing it…..or….just come over to Costa Rica and I will show you how I did it!!!!

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    Feb 3, 2010, 11.22 PMby distie

    What a beautiful dress! I love that bodice

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      Feb 4, 2010, 04.54 AMby Adriana Orozco

      Thank you very much!! I much enjoyed doing it!!! it took me hours + hours + hours!!!! but the result made it worth it!!

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      Feb 4, 2010, 12.52 PMby distie

      Oh, I’m glad you added more pictures! Now we can see the detail

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    Feb 3, 2010, 10.49 PMby marykej

    WOW!

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    Feb 3, 2010, 10.02 PMby camilaustral

    wow!

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    Feb 3, 2010, 06.43 PMby Erin E

    Stunning!

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      Feb 4, 2010, 04.55 AMby Adriana Orozco

      Thank you for your nice word!!!

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    Feb 3, 2010, 02.38 PMby elisana

    so sculptural, a work of art. I love the contrast between the bodice and the skirt

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      Feb 4, 2010, 01.37 AMby Adriana Orozco

      Thank you!!! I am so happy you like it!!!

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    Feb 3, 2010, 01.56 PMby Aunt Brandi

    Wow – great work! Would love to see a pic of the back

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      Feb 3, 2010, 02.21 PMby Adriana Orozco

      Sorry….I have no picture of the back…..

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    Feb 3, 2010, 01.46 PMby freakusbzzz

    Really beautiful, would love to see more photos of it and close up of the bodice.

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      Feb 3, 2010, 02.22 PMby Adriana Orozco

      Thank you for the nice comment….how do I send you more pictures???

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      Feb 3, 2010, 10.53 PMby freakusbzzz

      Just edit the project and upload ore pics

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      Feb 4, 2010, 03.21 AMby Adriana Orozco

      I am so bad in the computer!!! Put a close up of the bodice, but was unable to put 3 more pictures….I hope that you can apreciate the body part now!!!

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    Feb 3, 2010, 01.45 PMby bruisedangel

    How beautiful, the bodice is gorgeous!

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      Feb 4, 2010, 04.56 AMby Adriana Orozco

      Tfhank you!!! it is so kind of you to make a comment on my work. Thank you

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