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Message Board > Bridal and Formalwear Sewing ( Moderated by MissCelie)

Topic Started By Replies Last Post
Making a necktie - any tips?
meleliza 9 4/14/14 7:43 PM by meleliza
HELP!! Update! (Pages 1 2)
renjon7798 12 4/12/14 11:33 PM by renjon7798
A rave for DD's faith in me (kinda) (Pages 1 2)
And a rant about a prom dress company
Changma 15 4/6/14 2:45 PM by Changma
HELP!! (Pages 1 2)
renjon7798 10 4/6/14 12:47 PM by stirwatersblue
Frustrated
Needle trouble
aubrierosalani 3 4/4/14 12:50 PM by beauturbo
HELP
Needle Woes
aubrierosalani 2 4/4/14 0:49 AM by SewLibra
Making a cummerbund/belt/waist cincher (Pages 1 2)
General thoughts?
tourist 10 3/31/14 10:23 AM by SheBear0320
Sewing my own wedding dress Burda 7251 - wedding one month today! Help! (Pages 1 2)
To horsehair hem or not to horsehair hem
Helendipity 13 3/30/14 9:24 PM by RipStitcher
Modifying pattern for lace-up back
fashioniq 2 3/30/14 2:18 PM by sewcrazee
Bridal alteration advice needed
meleliza 7 3/30/14 12:26 PM by meleliza
Really cool long gown pattern? (Pages 1 2)
AneliseN 11 3/22/14 1:31 PM by meleliza
Matching lace on side seam with darts
JudieL 3 3/9/14 8:12 PM by helen in oz
Wedding dress boning structure (Pages 1 2)
I am looking for some help in how to make a supportive under structure/ corset for my wedding dress
KristinaT 14 3/9/14 0:24 AM by Susanishere
Pattern modification for bridal gown? (Pages 1 2)
Thoughts or wisdom on a bridal sewing adventure
Nillalishis 12 3/8/14 10:41 PM by carry
Boy's white linen suit - make or just buy it? (Pages 1 2)
meleliza 10 3/7/14 1:36 PM by meleliza
Dress form for evening Bridal wear
would like it to be hieght and bust, waist and hip
Dana Cetz 1 3/4/14 10:17 PM by bunnypn
Whats the best way to play?
Will craft imatation of the bridal faric work for play
Dana Cetz 5 3/3/14 1:23 PM by Dana Cetz
Any competiti?ons
Do you know of ay evening wear/ Bridal competitions?
Dana Cetz 3 3/2/14 10:56 AM by Dana Cetz
Can't find pattern for a wedding dress
Floaty dress with train
ilikesewing 7 2/24/14 3:11 PM by HelenM01
Need help finding dress pattern
somewherenorth 9 2/22/14 6:03 PM by meleliza
Help with mermaid bottom
sewjosew 2 2/15/14 6:41 PM by beauturbo
a dress to hand down when little sister is taller?
meleliza 9 2/13/14 11:08 AM by meleliza
Silicon Gel for Strapless dresses (Pages 1 2)
ryan's mom 14 2/12/14 7:54 AM by ryan's mom
Ballroom gown blog
Young stitcher doing lovely work
tourist 3 2/6/14 9:34 PM by Cheyene
1920's wedding veil - how to make one
Frog24 7 1/30/14 7:40 PM by MegquiltsinVT
1920's formal patterns
ramoleis 2 1/15/14 11:03 PM by MaryDB
Scalloped edge lace
Fabric sources
Caseyann 6 1/15/14 6:35 PM by ALTmentalities
crocheted yardage for wedding dress (Pages 1 2)
ALTmentalities 14 1/15/14 1:19 PM by ALTmentalities
Shortening my wedding dress
Just need some advice please! All help appreciated.
the tea fairy 5 1/14/14 3:12 PM by the tea fairy
Looking for a pattern similar to this bridesmaids dress
ndilemma 5 1/14/14 7:05 AM by Baja Susana
Bodice Boning? (Pages 1 2)
kowgiirl.up 18 1/4/14 3:35 PM by meleliza
Adding bra cups to bridal gown
BluestRose 2 1/4/14 3:22 PM by meleliza
Sewing Silk Tulle & Lace (Pages 1 2 3)
luckysweetheart 21 1/3/14 2:36 AM by MaryDB
attached sash vs separate sash (Pages 1 2)
girls formal wear
meleliza 10 12/24/13 3:11 PM by meleliza
Altering an heirloom communion dress
Shorten sleeves, replace lining and change collar
meleliza 8 12/19/13 9:39 AM by meleliza
Infinity Dress
storing
MaryElise 4 12/18/13 8:09 PM by Karla Kizer
Where can you buy this wire edged tulle
Need wire edged tulle for a petticoat, for a jr. bridesmaid.
textilegram 7 11/30/13 9:25 PM by Brine
Wedding dress DONE! Thanks for all the help... (Pages 1 2 3)
ALTmentalities 24 11/26/13 10:51 AM by Baja Susana
Evening Dress Strap Help!
Evening Dress Strap Help!
Infaenyte 7 11/25/13 4:12 AM by Infaenyte
Tulle of Couturiers? (Pages 1 2)
What type of tulle do couture houses use for gowns?
RobinMacKillop 16 11/21/13 2:35 AM by UrbanFool
Wedding Dress Bodice (Pages 1 2 3)
kowgiirl.up 23 11/15/13 8:57 AM by CozyCotton
Hem on evening gown
ladyampton 3 11/14/13 9:59 PM by MaryDB
Handling Fabric
How to deal with lining fabrics.
Madbod 4 11/2/13 7:06 PM by Madbod
Bridal Veil
Cut edge?
Pinkytoo 9 10/21/13 1:34 PM by Pinkytoo
What is a waist stay/pseudo waist
kowgiirl.up 2 10/18/13 5:33 PM by kowgiirl.up
Bias cut? Need help! (Pages 1 2)
Busty girl wants THIS dress.
Mary Themom 12 10/18/13 3:56 AM by Mary Themom
Girls (2/3T) Square Neck with deep v back dress pattern?
pattern recommendation
HHH 2 10/14/13 9:34 PM by NancyZL
Pressing?
SandraD 4 10/10/13 6:59 PM by SandraD
Making DD wedding gown and I need a pattern for the train and skirt
The back appears to have a godet at center below hips
Maripat 8 10/1/13 5:07 PM by kowgiirl.up
Reinforce shoulders of organza type wedding gown bodice (Pages 1 2)
I don't want the shoulders or side seam to rip on the wedding day
Maripat 11 9/30/13 10:21 PM by MaryDB
Source for soft tulle for a skin sensitive bride (Pages 1 2 3)
DD gets hives. She also wants a flowey look.
Maripat 22 9/30/13 6:19 PM by bestgrammy
Bridal Fabric (Pages 1 2)
kowgiirl.up 11 9/30/13 4:21 PM by kowgiirl.up
Larger cup sizes for wedding gown patterns
do companies make them yet?
fulcherann 0 9/28/13 10:55 AM by fulcherann
help with underlayer fabric for a lace overlayer
fabric weight and movement choices
jewelsfashions 2 9/28/13 10:33 AM by jewelsfashions
Altering the cup size to a corset
fulcherann 0 9/28/13 9:31 AM by fulcherann
Bridal gown V-back gaping... HELP! (Pages 1 2)
ALTmentalities 16 9/26/13 11:48 PM by carry
Wedding Dress Lining Help (Pages 1 2)
kowgiirl.up 12 9/24/13 0:24 AM by 61sew4fun
One more bodice fitting question... why the wrinkles??
ALTmentalities 6 9/23/13 11:05 PM by Catina
formal dress with corsetry
difficulty level/how
carolbee 3 9/23/13 9:47 PM by Catina
Placement of bra cups (Pages 1 2)
Sewn at an angle or straight?
DLSews 10 9/23/13 9:56 AM by 61sew4fun
So happy and relieved... (Pages 1 2 3)
Just finished pinning up the hems on the last of five bridesmaids dresses!
Terri A 23 9/11/13 1:50 PM by Terri A
Downton Abbey / Edwardian patterns
elerrina 8 9/10/13 1:06 PM by elerrina
Communion Dress (Pages 1 2 3)
will this work?
emilyibis 20 9/7/13 2:04 AM by emilyibis
Wedding dress train
Adding train to wedding dress pattern
mommaovfive 3 9/2/13 8:21 PM by mommaovfive
help me find a pattern (photo attatched)
kateandjack 3 8/29/13 8:51 PM by fattyboomboom
Wedding Dress for April
kmbrn84 4 8/28/13 9:02 AM by kmbrn84
bridal garter
attaching applique
Linda 4 8/27/13 10:01 PM by Linda
Am I in over my head?Pattern Advice (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
kowgiirl.up 54 8/26/13 3:45 PM by carolynw
Pattern Size Help
kowgiirl.up 8 8/26/13 1:41 PM by kowgiirl.up
Button Loops and buttons.
Elaray 4 8/25/13 4:57 PM by EsseG
Best fabric for vintage Simplicity 1461 inspired wedding dress (Pages 1 2)
Fabric suggestions needed
ChildOfTheWild 16 8/23/13 4:17 PM by solosmocker
How to do a pattern adjustment when pencil skirt is too short in the back
CertKAB 5 8/20/13 1:46 AM by CertKAB
I need advice on this! (Pages 1 2)
Terri A 11 8/15/13 0:30 AM by Terri A
mother of groom dress HELP (Pages 1 2)
March Wedding 2014
4sons 12 8/14/13 2:59 PM by 4sons
Wedding dress for daughter (Pages 1 2 3 4)
lace princess style
Marie367 30 8/13/13 9:17 PM by Marie367
chiffon skirt pattern
looking for a pattern to make a chiffon skirt
phieldsie 2 8/6/13 1:39 PM by Karine
Short documentary about sewist of formal funeral wear
Tailypo 1 8/6/13 11:40 AM by Julia C
Adding concealed bra cups (Pages 1 2)
prostheticsgirl 17 8/2/13 9:41 AM by DolphinDancer30
wedding dress train - stopping it from bunching up
rmusic1 6 7/28/13 8:40 PM by carry
Embroidery Software
kitty11 2 7/28/13 0:15 AM by pamyjo2001
Lace back wedding dress (Pages 1 2)
how to stabilize and line?
cequimby 11 7/27/13 6:03 PM by carry
Gown #9 is done (Pages 1 2)
Fab Fifties turquoise gown
tourist 12 7/26/13 12:33 PM by tourist
wedding dress with stretch lace???
ALTmentalities 8 7/26/13 7:38 AM by ALTmentalities
At the risk of exposing my
lack of experience,
Dana Cetz 7 7/23/13 1:18 PM by Dana Cetz
Sewing patterns or tutorials for a 1920s-30s-style "juliet cap" veil?
novaroad 8 7/19/13 11:47 PM by carry
Need advice!!!
Moving zip and boning...
Terri A 8 7/17/13 11:34 PM by Terri A
McCalls M6505 Dart issue
Hidden Darts Pattern interpretation
NCBeach173 3 7/16/13 10:30 PM by ConnieBJ
Petticoat Junction... (Pages 1 2)
renjon7798 12 7/15/13 5:56 AM by Skaapie
Where to start... (Pages 1 2)
DIY Wedding dress
renjon7798 13 7/13/13 5:16 AM by annekecaramin
Making a Wedding dress... Need advice
wedding dress patterns
akkaer1 8 7/4/13 4:12 PM by Sewshable1
Help with finding a pattern
lily092 8 7/3/13 4:23 PM by JOshiro
So I'm making this rushed sash with crystals...
Need answers quick please!
CynthiaInTexas 2 7/2/13 11:02 PM by CynthiaInTexas
Easy "Paris" gown?
need to make a bunch of 1960 formals
Sauvage 8 6/29/13 11:09 AM by Sauvage
Has anyone ever worked with beetle wings?
I have an idea for a fancy dress.
Virginia Hazel 8 6/28/13 5:20 AM by Virginia Hazel
organza circles
worried about edges fraying
Sillymom 4 6/28/13 1:09 AM by ConnieBJ
RTW Wedding Dress Prices (Pages 1 2 3)
kowgiirl.up 24 6/27/13 2:13 PM by HDWen
Wedding done, completed, success! (Pages 1 2 3)
What I learned from making my dress
dragonzflame 23 6/21/13 3:31 PM by SquishSews
Bridesmaid Dress Dilemma
How to Alter a ready made dress to fit a pregnant person
drcy22 7 6/17/13 2:26 PM by Maripat
I made my sister's wedding gown! Chiffon madness, and six months pregnant... (Pages 1 2 3)
HanPanda 21 6/12/13 9:17 PM by HanPanda
unpicking the dreaded invisible thread
gemmima 3 6/10/13 2:33 PM by Maripat
Satin back crepe - do I need to underline?
I'm using a lining instead of facings
Scrappy Gram 1 6/5/13 10:54 AM by Rosalaya
Sewing chiffon with lining together?
Fran Sam 2 6/4/13 9:35 PM by MaryDB
Need a referral for beadwork in NYC
Altering a gown with hand beadwork
Tom P 1 6/4/13 2:26 PM by JKimes
Need help with style lines (Pages 1 2)
Designing a wedding gown for small busted plus size woman
barbarahf 17 5/31/13 8:11 AM by barbarahf
Shifting chiffon
making a doule layer detachable train
Passion4Sewing 2 5/27/13 2:16 PM by Passion4Sewing
Waist Stay Relation to Corset Lacing (Pages 1 2)
DIY wedding dress with back lacing no modesty panel and hiding a waist stay.
arianateaveliv 15 5/26/13 10:23 AM by delirium
Prom Dress Alterations Help!
I think I'm in over my head on this one...
michele s 5 5/25/13 1:12 PM by michele s
Bias Cut Flange Skirt?
yourlovealive 4 5/23/13 9:58 AM by mmcp
I have the book How to Sew the Wedding dress of your Dreams
and she suggests polyester bridal satin,
Dana Cetz 7 5/23/13 2:52 AM by Dana Cetz
Any good sources to learn
wedding gown embellishment techniques?
Dana Cetz 3 5/20/13 8:50 PM by tourist
Petticoats (Pages 1 2 3)
dancub 20 5/20/13 12:11 PM by Kathi R
where to get hook & eye to bustle wedding dress train (Pages 1 2)
nitsel 17 5/16/13 11:43 PM by jayl65
Washing Fraying Silk Organza Wedding Dress
Clc204 8 5/16/13 3:28 AM by Vonnevo
Good Source for Horsehair Braid
In LA or online
Rainspa 4 5/12/13 11:35 AM by Rainspa
Wedding Dress: 3 years later. What to do? (Pages 1 2)
Dress is a street size 12, and I'm now a 6/8. It's lovely, but taking up room, but I don't want to part with it!
Heidilea 15 5/11/13 8:15 PM by beauturbo
Wedding Dress Lining Fabric
EmmaLeighs Mom 3 5/7/13 5:46 PM by kkkkaty
infinity dress for 20 year old
fabric
short37 5 5/4/13 3:03 PM by Sew Cool
Wedding dress pattern suggestions
elerrina 4 5/1/13 10:28 PM by jenleeC
Seam allowance on flower girl dress's banded hem
Press it up or down??
Slyvchan 5 4/30/13 9:30 PM by nitsel
My name is Dana and I am a (Pages 1 2)
formal fabricholic. Is there anyone else hopelessly addicted to all those luscious fine fabrics ?
Dana Cetz 11 4/30/13 0:31 AM by BriarRose
Back v neck prom dress
ladyampton 4 4/29/13 7:14 PM by prostheticsgirl
I have big dreams, but no idea if they're do-able
some questions about making a wedding dress
bvxo 9 4/25/13 12:34 PM by clothingengineer
where to find lace in SF
bridal and formalwear sewing
swany 2 4/23/13 3:31 PM by LauraTS
Incomplete Instructions- Please Help!
I have a pattern but the instructions seem incomplete... can you help me?
mmnj 3 4/22/13 7:27 PM by Kelly D.
adding lace up back to prom dress
how to handle the zipper
diane s 6 4/22/13 11:46 AM by ryan's mom
lace wedding dress
how to make a lace wedding dress
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Vogue Pattern 2134 (Badgley Mischka Gown)
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