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Topic: Re: wedding dress - a reproduction of a 1930s gown - IMAGE HEAVY  (Read 4075 times)
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« Reply #10 on: February 20, 2006 07:23:41 PM »

Absolutely beautiful.
I think it's the most beautiful dress I've seen....
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« Reply #11 on: February 20, 2006 09:09:05 PM »

awesome job! i've long dreamed of reproducing that one, but will definitely need a few more practice years!  Wink
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« Reply #12 on: February 20, 2006 09:55:34 PM »

woowwwwww.. that's so amazingly beautiful  Shocked
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« Reply #13 on: February 20, 2006 10:58:55 PM »

All I have to say is WOW!!! I wish I had your talent and patience. You look beautiful.
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« Reply #14 on: February 21, 2006 04:12:58 AM »

wow, that's gorgeous. You look stunning in it!
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« Reply #15 on: February 21, 2006 05:48:14 AM »

The dress is beautiful, very classy, and you did a great job on it. Gorgeous wedding pics too!
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« Reply #16 on: February 21, 2006 06:15:14 AM »

wow, thank you all for your kind words! i'm afraid i'll never be able to post a completed project again, because i'm planning on never making anything this difficult again!!

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How much did the dress cost over all?

total cost was around $200 for all fabric, lining, interlining, thread, and covered-button kit.

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I don't think I see a sewing machine in any of those pictures.  Did you do the whole thing by hand?

no, that would have killed me! i definitely used a machine, my mum's ancient elna. i did the hems by hand, and, uh, some were just basted because i was running out of time! no one seemed to notice though...

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what an amazing house you have!


not mine unfortunately - pics taken on the day of were at a friend's house a block away from the hall where we had the wedding.

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« Reply #17 on: February 21, 2006 06:21:31 AM »

I've seen tons of dresses (very expensive ones) that didn't look as good as yours!  Amazing!!!!

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« Reply #18 on: February 21, 2006 07:27:52 AM »

wow that is lovelly! congradulations!
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« Reply #19 on: February 21, 2006 07:31:59 AM »

your dress is amazing and you look stunning in it!!!! i cant believe you made it! and congratulations!!!!
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