(Closed) Anyone DIY her garter? Share please!

posted 9 years ago in DIY
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

That’s beautiful.

I did my own, by hand.

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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

NM figured it out

Post # 6
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I did!  I don’t have any pictures of it back yet, but I was suprised how easy it was!  Aside from my felt ring bearer pillow, the last time I had sewn I was 5 years old lol.  I just used stretch lace and measured it so it fit snugly around my thigh. 

I will post pics when I get them back, but I say go for it!

 

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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

@MsGosling510:  Glad you posted that – it is the tutorial I used, and it was very helpful! 

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I made one out of lace from my mom’s wedding dress but I don’t have a photo of it on me right now

Post # 11
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Honey bee

We made mine from lace from my mother’s wedding dress and added a horseshoe charm, for luck.

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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

@LizLemon:  wow. that is so awesome!! how difficult was it? I sort of, kind of know how to use a sewing machine/hand sew an I’ve been thinking of taking on this task 🙂

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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Here is the set I made! Took a while and was a bit tedious, but I think it turned out well:) I made a few so i may try to sell them on Etsy or something:) Yours looks fabulous!!!

 

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Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2013

Here is mine.  Once my sewing machine cooperated with me, it was easy.  I made two BC I can’t stand the thought of tossing it away.  Plus, the bottom somewhat matches the bottom of my dress.

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