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Wedding Dress Sewing – Part 5 – The Big Day

Welcome to the final post in my Wedding Dress Sewing blog series! Today, I won’t be discussing sewing my handmade wedding dress. I’ll mostly be sharing pictures and talking about our big day, which was six months ago today! If you’d like to catch up on the making process, here are links to Part 1, Part… Continue reading Wedding Dress Sewing – Part 5 – The Big Day

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Wedding Dress Sewing – Part 4 – Putting It All Together

Welcome to part 4 of The Wedding Dress Blog! Today, we’re putting it all together! If you need to catch up, here are links to Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. Last time, I talked about test versions of the bodice and skirt. I was able to use the bodice test lining in the… Continue reading Wedding Dress Sewing – Part 4 – Putting It All Together

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Wedding Dress Sewing – Part 2 – Fabric Selection

Welcome to part 2 of The Wedding Dress Blog! Today, I’m talking about picking out fabrics! Wedding Dress Swatches As I mentioned in my Planning post, I ordered 29 swatches from Mood the day after we got engaged. I knew it would take time for them to arrive, and I wanted to have them in… Continue reading Wedding Dress Sewing – Part 2 – Fabric Selection

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Wedding Dress Sewing – Part 1 – Inspiration

Hi all! I’ve been busy up to something exciting…sewing my own wedding dress! This has been my dream since I started sewing, and it’s finally happened! My now-husband proposed on Valentine’s Day, and we saw no reason to wait too long, so we got married on May 23! I figured that after making a raincoat… Continue reading Wedding Dress Sewing – Part 1 – Inspiration

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Ashton Top from Helen’s Closet in Cotton Voile

Howdy friends! It’s been a while, but I will hopefully be blogging several of my summer makes over the next few weeks. One of my more recent makes is a Helen’s Closet Ashton Top. Helen describes this top as “an all-season wardrobe staple that is easy to sew and style”. I’d say that’s true! I’m… Continue reading Ashton Top from Helen’s Closet in Cotton Voile

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Kelly Anorak Raincoat Edition

Howdy friends! I’m back today with new make: my Kelly Anorak Raincoat! After I made my first Kelly, I knew I wanted to make a raincoat version. Apparently, I just love a sewing challenge. I get a huge satisfaction out of making something other people think you can’t make for yourself. I thought about this… Continue reading Kelly Anorak Raincoat Edition