Saturday, June 25, 2011

My Honeymoon Dress


I never posted about this dress.  I really meant to, but time got away from me and before I knew it it was the end of June and I the honeymoon dress was not in the front of my mind.  Better now than never, right?

My honeymoon dress was made from the same pattern as this one, except I made a few changes to the design.  The most significant alteration in the pattern was made due to lack of time, and ended up really making the dress look fantastic.  I was down to the wire, and did not think I would have time to work buttonholes down the front of the dress before the wedding.  As the dress is made of a nice, mold-able rayon blend, I was able to sew a couple ties and change the front to a wrap front instead of a button-up.  Didn't that work out nicely?  I love it!

The only other changes I made were in the length--I decided to go a little bit longer than I usually do, as it was still wintertime--and in the omission of pockets.  I really do love pockets, but didn't feel that the patch-pockets would fit the style of this particular dress/fabric well.

I wore the dress over a lacy vintage black slip that used to belong to my grandmother.  :)  It was wonderful.

I wish I had more pictures of it from different angles, but alas!  People were too busy blowing bubbles at us to take many photos!

Davis and I are about to embark on a summer journey out west.  Posting may be a little scarce, but I'll try to update with pictures as I can.  Until we return, have a fantastic July!

~Bessie

4 comments:

Debi said...

Such a beautiful dress! And a belated congratulations!!

Clare said...

The dress is dear, and I do so love that photo. :-) You look so happy, and that little guy running after your husband is adorable!

God bless!

Bessie M. said...

Thanks Debi and Clare! The little guy running after Davis is my youngest brother, Cael. He is a cutie pie!

Hazàel said...

I'm so excited that you're coming! I can't wait to meet you and your husband! :D