my wedding dress

In May 2017 I got married. I chose to make my wedding dress and documented the process. Below are the posts which detail the various stages - just click on a photo for the full post. Without doubt this was this make was by far my most challenging but also the one I am most proud of. 

You're making your dress?

Things to consider about making a wedding dress, useful resources and tips

Lace bodice

Details of making the lace overlay for the bodice 

Handmade wedding stationery

Bonus post sharing how I made our wedding stationery

Inspiration, design, and fabric

A summary of inspiration dresses, my design and where I bought my fabric

Skirt and finishing touches

Details of attaching the skirt and the back closure featuring 126 buttons

Pattern and silk satin bodice

Details of drafting the pattern and the construction of the silk satin bodice

The reveal

Too many photos of the dress and a few details of the day