(Closed) Wedding Gown into Christmas Tree Skirt

posted 8 years ago in Dress
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

OMG.  It’s gorgeous. 

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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2011

That is such a good idea. I love it!

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 1996

This is so wonderful!

I had such a hard time cutting into my great-grandmother’s wedding gown to collect some lace that I wrapped around my bouquet stems for my wedding, I know it’d be crazy difficult to make myself slice up my own wedding dress. But what a great idea, and it turned out beautifully. Just don’t let your cat or dog curl up on it.

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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

Amazing! This is a wonderful idea… and it turned out great! Thanks for the tutorial as well.

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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 1999

Beautiful!  Thanks for sharing!

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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

What a wonderful idea it looks great!!

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

How unique! I think I’ll keep this in mind.

Post # 10
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Bumble Beekeeper

That is such a cool idea! I think this is the FIRST idea I’ve heard for repurposing a wedding gown that I can actually see myself doing!

Thank you for posting this!!

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

It looks great.  Reminds me of snow under the tree, but, I think I’d cry seeing my dress cut and underneath the tree. 🙁  Even though I won’t have room to store it in our apartment. 

Post # 12
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Bee Keeper

Wow! I think that’s a GREAT idea! I saved mine hoping to do something with it someday, but until this past May, it only sat in the garment bag in the closet. With some tears, I finally cut it up and used it to cover my daughter’s card box for her wedding. Wish I’d thought of what you did!

Not the best angle as things look a little bumpy,but you get the idea. lol

Post # 14
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Buzzing bee

Beautiful!  I’ve also heard of people using their wedding gown to make a baptismal gown for their babies.

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Such a neat idea! I love that you also saved some for a baptismal gown for your future children! Best of both worlds!

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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

Outstanding idea!

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