Vintage Sewing

Countdown 2 Days!

September 24, 2010

Hello All,

 So now we are at 2 days till the wedding and I thought I would give you further updates on the dress.  This post will be in regards to hemming silk.  I don’t know who out there has ever hemmed silk.  But those who have will understand my pain.  It took me about 6 hours to hem the dress.  I did it all by hand, doing an invisible hem to the best of my ability.

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  1. That brings back some serious memories. Nineteen years back I had to hem the skirt of my silk wedding dress. Double layers of deep scallops – I don't know how many yards it was of hemming, but it seemed like I was hemming for months!

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