My Retro style wedding dress

by maminka3

in Vintage Sewing

Hi I’m new here and I’ve wanted to share my wedding dress with just about anybody :-) . I started with a McCall’s pattern but after I got started I quit following the pattern after I finished the top of the bodice. I changed the waist style and added to the skirt so I’m not really sure what I did but it turned out nice.

I did almost everything for the wedding because I just love doing crafts. I’m not a great cook but I made the reception meal myself too just to impress the mother in law since she’s practically tie world’s best cook :-) . I made the cake too but I can’t get the pictures to upload. Thanks for viewing the pictures I do have to share. Sorry about the quality of the pictures too, they’re pictures from my cell because I can’t get my scanner to work :-(

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I'm the mom of three. I have been sewing since I was 8, I took a little break once I became a mother but got back on the sewing train two years ago once I discovered how fun it is to sew for my girls. I sale little girls clothes when I have the time too.

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The MadMama March 18, 2013 at 12:55 am

Wow, you are one talented lady! What a beautiful dress. Congratulations on your wedding!
~Jen

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maminka3 March 18, 2013 at 2:08 pm

thank you ma’am! I was so busy the day of! I just wanted to pass out! And then my youngest dress ended having to be altered before she put it on!

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DeborahG March 18, 2013 at 3:05 am

I LOVE seeing a bride in pink! Fabulous dress, a real memory maker for you and for all the girls at the wedding!

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maminka3 March 18, 2013 at 2:12 pm

It’s actually red accents, it’s just bad picture quality that makes it look pink.

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Nokomarie March 18, 2013 at 7:29 am

Refreshing to see a wedding dress that shows the bride’s skills!

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maminka3 March 18, 2013 at 2:16 pm

That dress made my then fiance very jealous for two months. If I wasn’t with the kids, I was shut up in the room with a dress he couldn’t see :-) the look on his face when he finally did see it was priceless though!

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Gail March 18, 2013 at 6:31 pm

What a great dress. I love the fullness of the skirt with the lacy hem trim. Best Wishes on your marrage.

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Erika March 21, 2013 at 12:45 am

I am really impressed! And your dressed turned out lovely. What a beautiful bride you were!

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Dee March 22, 2013 at 6:48 pm

Very beautiful gown! What a super job you did!

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JuliN March 26, 2013 at 6:32 pm

What a gorgeous dress. And the shoes are super cute, too. Congratulations on your marriage.

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