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« on: August 11, 2007 03:22:08 PM »

Hi,
my sister, Rebecca, is getting married in a while (about a year or maybe two). She said she would like a 30s-ish dress, but modernish. Ish.

So, I, as the self appointed wedding planner, is looking for a deisgn for her. And as you, oh-great and wonderful people on Craftster, are wonderfully smart and full of craft-realated-knowledge, can you help me find a good design or pattern? Or even a picture would be good. Thank you!
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« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2007 05:11:13 PM »

Some inspiration:
http://www.lulusvintage.com/2006/06/1930s_wedding_d.html

I love the idea of a "wedding" cloche too:
http://vintagedress.co.uk/20_30.html

Anything Jean Harlowe!
http://home.att.net/~design-house/history/history_1930.htm

What year did mantilla's become popularized? That Spanish element is gorgeous too:
http://home.att.net/~design-house/vintage_brides/vintage_brides_we_love_2.htm

If your sister is the right size, this is incredibly inexpensive for a period dress, and gorgeous!
http://bobbydene.com/weddr1.htm

Fabulous group wedding photos from the 30's (I love the feel of these shots!):
http://www.fashion-era.com/Weddings/1930_old_wedding_photos.htm

If you have a living Grandmother, I would definitely suggest asking to go through her jewelry box. I got to wear my Great Grandmother's necklace for my wedding, and that was a thrill. The necklace was a much older vintage than my dress (necklace: 30's, dress: 1962), but it was great to have my Mom's dress, my Grandmother's ring, and my Great Grandmother's necklace for my wedding!

Good luck to your sister! This will be a fun project to watch evolve!

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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2007 04:13:46 PM »

Wow, I'm in love with the first one, and I'm sure my sister would be too, lol. Our mom is gonna be the one actully sewing the dress, so I'll see what she thinks. Those are great ideas. thanks!
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« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2007 05:14:52 PM »

I'm going very 30's-ish with my wedding too.  I bought my dress and am saving my diy for other things i don't care as much if i screw up.  that aside, i got mine from venus bridals.  they have some great vintage-ish looks.  maybe you could get some inspiration there.
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« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2007 03:16:34 PM »

I am going forties ish for my wedding also. I found a pattern out of the Vogue catalog. (they have a great vintage section.) I'm also making a hat that will double as a "veil" I found in there as well.

This is my veil. the large picture of the green one. It'll be red


And here is my dress. it'll also be red.
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« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2007 09:10:29 PM »

this was the dress i originally wanted... forever yours 42202 

i ended up going with another vintage-y type dress but i still think this one is beautiful and it reminds me of the twenties and thirties.  i found a really great one that was kind of a modern 'flapper' look but it was at a really expensive boutique and i didn't get the designer or anything. Sad
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