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Topic: Replica of an 1827-9 wedding dress (as a day dress)  (Read 8404 times)
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« Reply #20 on: August 01, 2011 12:08:50 PM »

Absolutely gorgeous project!
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Donella
« Reply #21 on: August 02, 2011 12:58:38 AM »

Thank you all so much <3

Amazing!! My sister wore a reproduction 1820 wedding gown at her wedding. The seamstress said she would never do it again since it was such a monumental task. Your dress is breathtaking.

Thank you Smiley It was definitely a monumental task! I thought I would never finish all the bias binding on the frill... and those small brown bands on the frill had me almost pulling out my hair just trying to figure out how to do them.... But it was all worth it at the end Smiley
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So much creativity..
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« Reply #22 on: August 05, 2011 02:48:21 PM »

I meant to ask if you were allowed to touch the original dress when you were given permission to study it. ?

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« Reply #23 on: August 06, 2011 12:47:44 AM »

I meant to ask if you were allowed to touch the original dress when you were given permission to study it. ?



I could touch it, but I had to wear gloves the whole time. And I had to be very careful when handling it.
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So much creativity..
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I have an Epla-shop for my paper bead earrings (it's like Etsy, but in Norwegian):
http://epla.no/shops/lindaspapirpynt/
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« Reply #24 on: August 06, 2011 05:31:21 PM »

This is amazing! You look so awesome and this style is hard to pull off. I love it! Smiley
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« Reply #25 on: August 06, 2011 06:04:38 PM »

Beautiful! I love the colors you picked!
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« Reply #26 on: August 07, 2011 09:07:18 PM »

Wow, so fantastic! As Indiana Jones once said, "That belongs in a museum!" And congratulations on your graduation!
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« Reply #27 on: August 08, 2011 02:43:01 PM »

Just amazing! Your are incredibly talented! Grin
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« Reply #28 on: August 12, 2011 01:53:36 AM »

Spectacular!
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« Reply #29 on: August 12, 2011 11:39:43 AM »

This is absolutely gorgeous ! Well done !  Grin
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