I have a really fun project to share today! Instead of doing the usually guest book for our wedding, we asked guests to make quilt squares. I was expecting that most people would just write something and sign their name, but I don’t think anyone did that! I was blown away by our guests creativity,… Read More Wedding Quilt
All the pretty pictures were taken by Julie Haider. It’s taken a bit of time to get this final post done, as we are trying to get settled into our new house, but I am so excited to finally share the pictures of this dress. It was a long process (11 months according to my… Read More Sewing My Wedding Dress: Part 4, THE WEDDING!!
OMG, it’s finished!!! To get caught up on my process so far see my first and second posts. The main construction of the dress went pretty fast, but then I didn’t work on it for months. One thing I noticed was that sewing this dress has made me care about the state of my nails… Read More Sewing My Wedding Dress: Part 3
Photo by our wedding photographer, Julie Haider. In addition to making my wedding dress, I am also making the two bridesmaid dresses. I wanted both the bridesmaids to actually like their dresses, and (hopefully) be able to wear them again. I let each one pick her own pattern. The fabric is a dark purple silk… Read More Bridesmaid Dresses
In my last post about my wedding dress, I got you up to speed on what I had accomplished so far. It took me awhile to take the plunge into starting the actual dress, but I finally have. The first thing I did was prep my muslin (and paper) pattern pieces by cutting off the… Read More Sewing My Wedding Dress: Part 2
I am sewing my own wedding dress. I have always wanted to sew my own dress– even before I really had the skills to do it. I’m going to describe my process in case it helps anyone out there who is also interested in sewing their own dress. Sketch of my wedding dress concept from… Read More Sewing My Wedding Dress- part 1