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Elegant - Vintage Inspired - Wedding Dress

Added Oct 3, 2013

by JolJol

Sydney, Australia






The Bride was reluctant to try on wedding dresses in a bridal salon, so I offered to make a dress for her. Having previously made items for this bride to be, I was able to advise her on the correct style and shape best suited to her body shape and the feel that she was looking for in her dress. As I work full time I was only able to work on the dress, in the evenings and on week-ends over a 10 week period, from the beginning this was a dream project to work on from the first toile to the finished garment. Spending many hours working on this dress was a pure joy, when you work with beautiful fabrics such as these, it makes the construction so enjoyable. The bride did lose some weight before the wedding so her dress is a little loose in places but I was the only one to notice.

Material Notes

Ivory Corded Lace, Blush Silk Satin, rayon lining, boning, horsehair braid, covered buttons, invisible zipper, interfacing (woven).




Garment Type
Lace/Sequins, Rayon, Satin, Silk

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    Oct 3, 2013, 10.17 PMby quiltsewsewsue

    Great job – the bride looks beautiful!

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    Oct 3, 2013, 09.57 PMby Sara Álvarez

    This is stunning! Great job

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    Oct 3, 2013, 08.11 PMby Redlin

    Lovely detailing, craftmanship is excellent and the choice of style is very fitting to the bride!

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    Oct 3, 2013, 06.41 PMby papermothballvintage

    Beautiful! Wedding dresses are the most stressful, but most enjoyable! I love the lace placement and choice.

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    Oct 3, 2013, 06.36 PMby carolynsuzanne

    Gorgeous! the fabric really does look like a joy to work with

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    Oct 3, 2013, 06.13 PMby Inga 888

    Wow, you have created such a beautiful dress.

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    Oct 3, 2013, 02.24 PMby leokadia

    Wunderwunderschön! Eine wunderschöne Braut in einem tollen Kleid.

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    Oct 3, 2013, 02.15 PMby GeorgieT74

    Wow, just beautiful!

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    Oct 3, 2013, 11.47 AMby Nähsalon

    A beautiful dress for a beautiful bride :-)

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    Oct 3, 2013, 11.09 AMby bjr99

    Beautiful dress!

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    Oct 3, 2013, 10.50 AMby schnui


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    Oct 3, 2013, 10.21 AMby cris orange

    awesome dress and the lace especially is a dream

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