Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Jen's Wedding Dress


Here's a little look at the wedding dress I hesitantly altered and highlighted a section of in an earlier post. I just love this dress. Jen is my neighbor and I've known her since she was about 10 years old. She has grown into a very stylish young lady and I think the 1950's fitted silhouette looks fabulous on her. We put our heads together to come up with the style of the little cropped jacket and I made it out of ivory silk shantung. It seems a perfect compliment to this beautiful dress.

8 comments:

  1. Oh my! I seriously LOVE that dress... but was there any doubt?

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  2. I love the dress and I seriously LOVE that tiny waist! It's really a 1/2 century since I've seen such a tiny waist in MY mirror. They're a beautiful couple. And how did you finally discover the shirring was attached?

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  3. Gail, I love this dress and I can't believe that Jenn is also the same Jenn that I work with. I can't wait to see more of the pictures. She looks great in anything that she wears but you did a fab job on the dress,

    Melanie Hopes

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  4. Wow!Wow! That's 2 wow's, one for the dress and one for her waist. I don't ever think I had a waist that small even when I was a child! What a beautiful bride!! The jacket was made for the dress. How fun to work on that project. Jean G

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  5. Fabulous,the dress and Jenn,the jacket is definitely the perfect comliment.

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  6. Just beautiful! And even better, you don't just notice the dress, you notice the beautiful bride first.

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  7. Thank you again Gail! You did an absolute fabulous job on both the alteration and jacket for my dress. I cannot express how lovely and talented you are. Thank you for being such a wonderful neighbor.

    -Jennifer

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  8. Oh my this dress is so pretty!!! I am just crazy for it. You did a lovely job altering it and making the jacket and the bride is so beautiful too.

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