Sewing Adventures · The Sewing Room

5 (Unusual) Reasons I Sew

Sewing is fun! Is that why you sew or do you have some of these deeper, more unusual reasons for sewing? Click through to find out.

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Sewing Adventures · The Sewing Room

Wedding Dress Construction | Part Four | The Lace Bodice

The lace bodice was one of the most challenging (and exciting) parts of sewing my wedding dress! If you are new to this series, check out my previous posts: Part One | Inspiration Part Two | The Boned Bodice Part Three | The Skirt The Lace Guipure lace is one of the most beautiful laces… Continue reading Wedding Dress Construction | Part Four | The Lace Bodice

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Wedding Dress Construction | Part Three | The Skirt

The Skirt When I decided to sew my own wedding dress, I knew that I wanted a long, elegant skirt with simple lines. Something that was either a circle skirt or an A-line. The skirt turned into an unexpected challenge that required my sense of humor to keep me from frustration Part One: Inspiration Part… Continue reading Wedding Dress Construction | Part Three | The Skirt

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Wedding Dress Construction | Part Two | The Boned Bodice

The Boned Bodice In Part One, I shared the inspiration for my wedding dress as well as some of the resources I used to learn the techniques needed to make it. Today, we'll take a look at the main bodice. The Foundation The main bodice is the foundation of the entire dress. It needed to… Continue reading Wedding Dress Construction | Part Two | The Boned Bodice

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Wedding Dress Construction | Part One | Inspiration

Hi Everyone! A lot has happened since I last wrote (over a year ago). In a nutshell, I got married to my handsome best friend last year in July and in August of this year we welcomed our little baby girl, Elsie. She is such a joy! Before the wedding, I promised you guys a… Continue reading Wedding Dress Construction | Part One | Inspiration