• Bride's attire

    6 tips for getting your wedding dress made

    Collaboration with Villisilkki Picture: Vill Sander If you're planning a wedding for next summer, now is a good time to order a wedding dress or find a person to make it. I've listed six tips that should help with the process. The top part of my dress was made by my mom and the skirt part was made by a sewist as we ended up being in a big hurry, which leads me to the first tip! Start early You might worry that you'll change your mind or hope that you find a dress from a store but I highly recommend you start...

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    Wedding dress part 3: the dress

    Collaboration with Villisilkki Picture: Vill Sander Well, let me start by telling you that this was a good source of stress for everyone involved, and a bunch of other people too :D As you may have read from my earlier postthe first time I tried my dress on, was on the night before the wedding. I designed my own dress as I couldn't find one I liked from the stores...

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    Wedding Dress Part 2

    Collaboration Atelje Dagmar, all pictures taken at Atelje Dagmar I have a dress! Not the final dress yet, but one made of satin which -and this is the big deal- fits perfectly! I've had a clear vision of what kind of a dress I want from the beginning, there was just one detail that I wanted to change after some thought , but otherwise I haven't budged. I visited...

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    Wedding Dress Part 1.

    Image: Tuuli Sundman Originally published on Meidän Häät website. Collaboration with Villisilkki, all pictures taken at Villisilkki My wedding dress project has begun! As I mentioned in an earlier post, my mom will be making my wedding dress. She has been sewing most of her life so I’m sure my dress is in good hands..