Wedding Dresses

Archive for November, 2011

Lynne’s 3 lush Bridesmaids

Lynne came to us as she had been to a wedding last year, where we had made the Wedding dress. She was full of ideas of having 3 bridesmaids dresses, with 3 different necklines, but a common theeme. We came up with some ideas, and Lynne settled for the chiffon Changeant material in this gorgeous shade. Changeant means that it has been wowen with 2 different colours of thread one colour for warp and one for weft. this gives it a much more lively look, and in particular the sheer materials becomes much more vibrant in this way. We had…

Lots and Lots of folds in purple and a little bit of green

Robyn wanted colour, folds and lots of fabrics and lots of drama for her wedding dress. And that’s what she got! We used Pure Douppion silk from James Hare Silks, which is a company we buy lots and lots of silk from, we are proud to say they conscientiously source their materials in Asia. The colour is really unusual as it is purple shot with green. We had lots and lots of purple netting and some very lightweight bremsilk lining…in… purple. The dress was constructed with a “plain’ish” skirt, with a big netting underskirt with a hoop, then we had…

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