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Wedding Gown Pfaff

Project Description

What are you most proud of? The fact that my daughter was so happy with the outcome. Also, I had never bustled a gown before. It took 5 buttons because of the weight of the lace and beading. What advice would you give someone starting this project? You need lots of time and patience and a willingness to take things apart if it's not quite right the first time. I started with makeing a muslin and making sure the fit was correct using a duck tape dress form of my daughter which I draped over a regular dress form close to her size. Most of my time was in the beading and overlapping the lace for a seamless look.

What you will need

  • 6 yds 72" Alencon Lace 6yds silk satin 6yds silk organza to underline satin 6yds silk crepe de chine (lining) 5000 Swarovski cream pearls 3000 Swarovski white opal rhinestones

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