Learn How SIMPLE
Digital Patterns Really Are!

Sign Up to Receive
The Ultimate Guide to Digital Sewing Patterns eBook + a FREE Skirt Pattern!

Hemp Wedding Dress

Added Mar 3, 2010

by ickleamber

Braunton, United...






Very simple dress based on one of my favourite t-shirts. There was no pattern used. Although I have since created one. UK size 6-8 (US 2-4)

The dress was made with a hemp and lycra mix jersey fabric and was unbelievably soft. The belt and Bra ties (I also made my bra!! :) ) were made with the left over tartan fabric from my husband’s kilt which is the MacNeil of Barra Modern Tartan.




Garment Type
Bridal, Evening Wear
Cotton, Blends, Knits/Jersey

10 Comments Sign in to add a post

  • Joy3_large

    Mar 5, 2010, 05.59 AMby highvoltagejoy

    congratulations and that dress is fantastic, really just beautiful

  • Me_large

    Mar 4, 2010, 02.06 PMby ickleamber

    Many thanks everyone. My cousin has announced that she is getting married next year and wants me to make her dress. Will need to look for inspo. She and I are very different.

    The sewing has unfortunately been put to one side for some while now, but having cleared out a lot of fabric at my grandparents recently, I have been inspired.

    I am about to embark on a playsuit for the summer made from my nephews old jedi curtains! The husband thinks I am mad (although he’s always thought that!) but I can’t wait!

  • Canon_1st_073_large

    Mar 4, 2010, 01.56 PMby sewclairey

    Congratulations on your marriage and your dress! The silhouette is beautiful and I love the neckline.

  • Cerdicono_large

    Mar 3, 2010, 06.16 PMby holasoylulu

    it´s an awsome wedding dress!!! fabulose!

  • Cherrys_047_large

    Mar 3, 2010, 05.56 PMby nenasew

    Congratulations. Best wishes on your life together. You both look great but I specially love your dress. The back is really cool and sexy.

  • 20fb33df4a0c917817bd1d9027a1ba824e4a45e1_large

    Mar 3, 2010, 05.22 PMby barbaraagatha

    Though the dress is not really my cup of tea (the back is too daring for me: congrats on pulling it off), I like the idea that, in a way, it reminds me of a celtic druid dress from the front. It matches in very well with your husband’s kilt!

  • Cat_logo_large

    Mar 3, 2010, 04.22 PMby lunatepetal

    beautiful dress! congrats on your marriage :)

  • 11012193_10154291143778709_5088354849278823877_n-2_large

    Mar 3, 2010, 03.10 PMby Anna Aasbjerg

    Love the front of the dress. And the belt! Congratulations on your wedding!! :-)

  • 565f3e7648e2a3065a390c89bb4b4a6194e61694_large

    Mar 3, 2010, 02.56 PMby recliningwhiledining

    This is such a gorgeous dress! i love the simplicity of it until you turn around and show off the snazzy back! the two of you look fabulous congratulations!

  • 1_large

    Mar 3, 2010, 02.54 PMby frostymidnight

    I love, love, love your wedding dress! I think it is so great when people use hemp fabric for anything. Congratulations on your wedding! I wish you and your new husband all of the best!

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Add to Favorites 14 people added it