Making my bridesmaid dresses

I'd decided to make my bridesmaid dresses for a few reasons.  I hoped to save money by doing this, I could also customise them to a style I wanted, and it would be a challenge for me.  In my mind I wanted everything to be 'made by me' for this wedding - except for the … Continue reading Making my bridesmaid dresses

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The Making of my Wedding Dress – Part 2 – Creating the Pattern & Toile

I'd done the research, chosen a style and bought some fabric.  Now I was ready to begin the making process!! I've made a lot of dresses, but this wedding dress was going to take me into new territory and I was a little bit scared! -  I was having a few doubts about my skills.  What … Continue reading The Making of my Wedding Dress – Part 2 – Creating the Pattern & Toile

The Making of My Wedding Dress – Part 1 – The Preparation

This is by far the most time-consuming project I've ever undertaken but definitely the most exciting and rewarding! I've never made a wedding dress before.  I've altered many over the years for clients but I've never taken on the making of one.  I knew this would take some careful planning and preparation to make sure I … Continue reading The Making of My Wedding Dress – Part 1 – The Preparation