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Posted on:7/11/13 6:13 AM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 5 people   
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KatC83 said... (7/13/13 4:52 AM) Reply
Thanks again, everyone! From reading previous reviews I went in with eyes wide open, but I'm glad the dress turned out well. It felt really good to wear it!
MaryDB said... (7/13/13 3:19 AM) Reply
So beautiful - the dress and the bride! Best wishes. Lovely work - that's a tough dress to make, and you did a wonderful job.
wildberrymom said... (7/12/13 7:35 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress and beautiful bride!
nothy lane said... (7/12/13 8:48 AM) Reply
Oh what a beautiful dress! Bravo! ANd great review...
velosewer said... (7/11/13 11:20 PM) Reply
You did such a gorgeous piece of work on your wedding dress.
KatC83 said... (7/11/13 9:20 PM) Reply
Thank you all so much for your lovely comments! There will be more photos popping up at my blog this weekend. cathal - I do have fairly narrow and sloping shoulders, which accentuates the problem. Because of the low back, I couldn't wear a bra with straps and I didn't want to use tape on the delicate silk... so I just stood carefully to ensure the straps didn't fall down too much!
Jrhee said... (7/11/13 8:23 PM) Reply
What a lovely bride you are! Great job on your dress, and congratulations!
cathal said... (7/11/13 9:02 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress. I love that it didn't require boning.That is a plus for sure. But I can see the "wide shoulders" problem. This has shown up in quite a few Vogue dresses this season. It happens when the inside line of the shoulder strap is determined by the patten piece that is part of the bodice - makes for a very wide shoulder-you would need to be very tall, and also use body tape or some way of attaching the straps to your bra straps, in order to pull this off easily. A funny sort of design feature going on this summer with Vogue. But looks smashing on you.
MrsCharisma said... (7/11/13 8:58 AM) Reply
BEAUTIFUL!!!! Congrats!
Christas said... (7/11/13 8:36 AM) Reply
Gorgeous wedding dress! What an amazing accomplishment!
txcwgrlmom said... (7/11/13 8:28 AM) Reply
Beautiful!
caper81 said... (7/11/13 8:26 AM) Reply
Beautiful!! I look forward to seeing more photos :) What a great undertaking, sewing your own wedding gown! You look fantastic :)
LynneH said... (7/11/13 7:52 AM) Reply
A great dress for a beach bride. You look beautiful and happy. Well done. Great job.
KatC83 said... (7/11/13 7:11 AM) Reply
Thanks, KensingtonCrab! Danmar, I'm glad you enjoyed the review, and thank you for your kind comment :-)
Danmar said... (7/11/13 6:58 AM) Reply
I enjoyed your review. Well written and easy to understand. I think your dress is beautiful
KensingtonCrab said... (7/11/13 6:50 AM) Reply
Beautiful bride!
 
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