Beyond making the dress, I also made my crown, veil cape, garter, and my bouquet. I was delighted to work with fellow artists to complete my outfit with custom boots and jewelry.
As a dress maker, I couldn't resist the chance to make my dream wedding dress. I spend months planning and researching. I wanted to make a sophisticated dress, while still indulging all of my little fantasies.
I put a lot of details into this dress, and did a lot by hand. I made all the flowers that I used. The lace and applique came from a donated 1980s wedding dress which I tea dyed to match the blush tone of my dress. To create the full, lush texture of my gown, I used over 50 yards total of tulle and chiffon.
I used the skirt from my grandmother's wedding dress to make the petticoat for my gown. It felt like a great way to incorporate her dress into mine while still keeping my dress the color that I wanted.
After months of dedicated work, I finally felt like I had the dress of my dreams, worthy of the fairytale wedding to my epic partner.