Wedding Gown to Cocktail Dress
Just a quick post, today! Sometimes it's fun to make a little change that makes a big difference: this wedding dress was quite a statement five years ago, but had spent too long in the closet, and the lovely lady who owned it wanted to take it out for some more events.
The dress was very simply constructed, with none of the fluffy stuff, elastic, boning, or foam that's so often found inside wedding dresses. It was made in two layers, with the red ruffle at the bottom attached to the lining. My alteration was in several steps:
8/21/2017 11:36:36 am
What a nice use for an old wedding dress! I think I would have left the red waist detail too, but I'm a sucker for things red and sparkly. What can I say?
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