(Closed) What do you guys think about sewing your own wedding dress??

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 17
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014 - Forest in PA

@elsa_marita:  Wow! That looks so pretty! You have a great skill. So unique and something you could pass down to your children!

Post # 18
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

Wow! That looks fab! 

Im no where near good enough to sew my own dress, but I have done my alterations!

Post # 19
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

I would totally do it if I was more confident in my sewing abilities!!!

I kinda still want to try, but I am nervous about botching it

Post # 20
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

Amazing!  Post the final product when it’s done. 🙂

Post # 21
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

ugh! I wish I could sew. Your dress looks amazing! I used to fantasize about being a fashion designer but I only did fashion illiustrating because I suck at sewing.

Post # 22
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Busy bee

Looks nice! My mum’s making mine, once I give her a pattern… I just can’t decide what I want. You obviously have a lot of skill, it’s quite lovely.

Post # 23
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I considered it for about 20 minutes. Lol my mother and I made my grade 8 grad dress and prom dress because i could never find anything that i loved, in a colour i liked and that fit me well  and i remember halfway through both dresses wishing i had just purchased something off the rack.. Im happy we actually got someone else to make my dress this time lol

your dress looks incredible. I know those heavy fabrics, with boning and lining and all the construction that goes into these dresses is by no means an easy feat, so bravo to you! Did you use a pattern or do the pattern yourself?

Post # 24
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Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@elsa_marita:  hello, Looks stunning!

I live Australia! My mum made her wedding dress it was beautiful! She wasnt much a sewer just as a hobbie. She look beautiful!

What are you planning to do witht the rest of the dress? Are you making a veil to go with and ae you putting diamonetes on the front part.

Post # 25
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Newbee
  • Wedding: April 2014

Ooooo very nice! I’m making my dress too! I have to go fabric shopping when we visit my parents for Christmas and finalize the bodice pattern but I’ve made a muslin of the skirt and it’s exactly what I want. Are you using a pattern or did you self-draft?

Post # 26
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2014 - Prague

Gorgeous!!! I wish wish wish I could sew!

Post # 27
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

Your dress looks amazing so far. Smile

 

I started to make my dress… but I tripped and ripped the skirt. And when I tried to fix it, I made it worse. I deconstructed the dress in a hissy fit, and have reused the pieces for Halloween costumes for myself and others.

I was very lucky to have a great Fiance that took me to our local Bridal Salon and ordered me a new dress. <3

 

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