Work in progress, continued

Remember this dress I showed a picture of at the toile stage?Well it’s slowly progressing! Above was the toile (prototype) made from calico. Yes, I pinned all those pieces on something that it’s then necessary to take apart again.Below is a picture of the...

Smile : wearing

Remember this wedding from my last post?I wanted to show you some of the actual day and the dress being worn. As there were so many pictures, I thought I’d divide them up into separate posts.Off to the woods…Love these pictures of the bride Tash, having a...

Smile : making

The other day I received some photos from one of my recent brides, and they made me smile in a big way. They were just so her.After I’d looked through them I remembered that I’d taken pictures of her wedding dress throughout the process and that I’d...

Archive wedding

Here’s Karen from a few years back, wearing a silk Duchesse Satin gown with a random pleated effect across the body and a contrasting velvet shawl.Karen is very petite, so the skirt width was especially important and was made to fit her proportionally with...