Fabric for a Homemade Wedding Dress

| 10/26/2012 10:34:00 AM

Event planner by day, seamstress by night, Erica Binns helps run the Mother Earth News Fairs and owns the Etsy shop Barefoot Sewing. Wedding bells will ring for Erica and her fiancé Matt on June 22, 2013.

The Mother Earth News Fair has come and gone, and I have time to turn to sustainable wedding planning once again!

Even though our wedding is still eight months away, I’ve been plotting how to create my dress. That’s right – I’m sewing my own! With the help of my good friend Teresa, who is a fashion design student, I’ve created a design that I love. It’s very similar to the gown below:

embroidered bodice

I prefer sleeves to strapless, though, so we’re going to modify the pattern to have a boat neck and off-the-shoulder sleeves, like this:

boat neck wedding dress

8/9/2014 1:30:56 AM

buy womens trainers Good post! I plan to move into this stuff after I’m done with school, bespoke shirt making as most of it is time consuming. It’s a great post to reference back to. My blog needs more time to gain in popularity anyway

4/22/2014 12:14:02 AM

http://www.treds.co.uk - Buy cheap mens, women, kids footwear online. We sell quality mens shoes, women sandals & kids trainers. Massive online shoes sale from treds UK.

http://www.dege-skinner.co.uk/bespoke-shirt-making/our-shirt-making/ - Savile Row Tailors for bespoke suits and custom-made shirtmakers for men's suits, shirts and ladies' jackets all clothes hand-made in Savile Row London by Dege and Skinner established in 1865.

Subscribe today and save 58%

Subscribe to Mother Earth Living !

Mother Earth LivingWelcome to Mother Earth Living, the authority on green lifestyle and design. Each issue of Mother Earth Living features advice to create naturally healthy and nontoxic homes for yourself and your loved ones. With Mother Earth Living by your side, you’ll discover all the best and latest information you want on choosing natural remedies and practicing preventive medicine; cooking with a nutritious and whole-food focus; creating a nontoxic home; and gardening for food, wellness and enjoyment. Subscribe to Mother Earth Living today to get inspired on the art of living wisely and living well.

Save Money & a Few Trees!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You’ll save an additional $5 and get six issues of Mother Earth Living for just $19.95! (Offer valid only in the U.S.)

Or, choose Bill Me and pay just $24.95.

Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter

Free Product Information Classifieds

click me