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January 5, 2016

After spending close to a year on my wedding dress I took a break from sewing.  But as summer arrived I started lusting after cotton dresses that fit well, and decided I should probably sew something I could to wear more than once. I’m still a beginner seamstress, and on top of my list of skills […]



December 5, 2015

Well! After trawling the internet for other home-sewn gowns,  drafting the corselet, adding the underwires and boning , and choosing my fabric  the big day finally arrived and I did have a wedding dress to wear. The 48 hours before the wedding contained two dress related near-catasrophes that have probably shortened my life expectancy. I had no […]

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February 15, 2015

Because I enjoy suffering I used no pattern for my corselet layer of my wedding dress. I think I will be very proud to declare this to the first person who asks (no one will ever ask). But I wasn’t just freehanding with a pencil, armed with my professionally drafted bodice sloper I took a deep breath and […]

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