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Topic: My DIY 50's style Wedding Dress is done!!!! (UPDATE: I have wedding photos!)  (Read 43576 times)
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LISAWshesSOcrafty
« on: August 18, 2009 04:51:48 PM »



I'm soooo excited! I finished my wedding dress last night and I absolutely LOVE it! It's a fifties style party dress, with my own flair of course. I didn't get a photo of it but it's got a multi colored petticoat under it too.

Here is the in progress craftster post: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=270998.10
And the in progress post from my blog: http://lisawelge.com/blog/2009/05/great-wedding-dress-project/

I am so excited for the wedding! It's in 4 days, yikes!


Check out the post on my blog for full details but here are some more photos: http://lisawelge.com/blog/2009/08/our-wedding-the-dress/



Heres the back. It normally closes all the way, but my dress form is bigger than me now. Thats a good thing!


The sash was one of the last things I made yesterday. The dress just wouldnt be complete without a nice big bow!





Oh and here is the veil I made last night:


I've got a tutorial for the veil written up on my blog here: http://lisawelge.com/blog/2009/08/our-wedding-i-made-a-veil-with-a-quick-how-to/

Sorry for all the links. its easier that re-typing everything. And with a wedding coming up in 4 days, I need all the time i can get!! I cannot wait for the big day!!!!

Update!! I'm Married!

The wedding was AMAZING! The dress was a success and I am proud to say I was happily married in it on August 22! We just got our photos back from the photographer and I am so in love with them.

Here's a few that show of the dress well:









I've got part one of the full wedding write up on my blog: http://lisawelge.com/blog/2009/09/our-wedding-part-1-pre-ceremony/

There was DIY Galore! I'll have to make a full craftster post on all the DIY!

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« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2009 04:58:58 PM »

Wow!  That is one gorgeous dress! 
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« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2009 05:01:24 PM »

well done sister, well done......Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2009 05:06:36 PM »

Wow this amazing! Would love to see pictures of your special day!
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« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2009 05:14:23 PM »

This is the most GOREGOUS dress I have EVER seen!!!! I now can't get over it, it's that great!!!
Great work!
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« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2009 05:30:08 PM »

Gorgeous. Definitely need an action shot. You're going to be such a beautiful bride. *tears up a little* 
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« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2009 05:30:41 PM »

This is gorgeous! Congratulations! Are you colors yellow, like the background?
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« Reply #7 on: August 18, 2009 05:38:09 PM »

Thank you!

Yes the wedding colors are green, yellow, and orange. I've got a bunch more details up on my blog. http://www.lisawelge.com/blog

Thank you for the kind words!!
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« Reply #8 on: August 18, 2009 06:24:12 PM »

gorgeous dress! that is the type of wedding dress I'd love to have. Smiley Well done.
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« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2009 06:59:24 PM »

Absolutely Gorgeous!!! I am a fifties fanatic so anything from that era I love. But you did a great job with the dress and veil.
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