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Daughter's Wedding Dress

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Wedding dress

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Sew Retro Perfect Bombshell Dress taught by Gretchen Hirsch

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Traditional
Peke Lover on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Silk duppioni, charmeuse, and chiffon for the dress, cotton and cotton crinoline for the corselette/petticoat.

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Thanks! Good luck on your daughter's dress. You're starting with about the same time I gave myself--about six months.

07/21/2013 Flag

did you extend the cups and the length of the bodice? i'm planning on using this pattern as a base for my wedding dress, but my chest probably won't fit in the pattern as designed. :-D and i definitely want a longer bodice. your project looks great!

10/27/2013 Flag

So sorry I missed this question somehow. I actually took one of my daughter's bras and made a pattern by morphing her bra pattern and the bodice pattern for this dress. And yes, I left plenty of length for the bodice and just fitted it to my daughter, so I'm sure I probably extended it. Hope you had good luck with yours.

08/25/2014 Flag

great job

02/06/2014 Flag

This absolutely beautiful. My husband and I are going to renew our vows and I have been looking for a dress that I can make, your dress has given me some great ideas.

08/10/2014 Flag

Very nice job,

08/23/2014 Flag