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Designing Your Wedding Dress

By Misha Anatolia

Your wedding day will certainly be one of the happiest moments in your life and you want it to be perfect. Discovering the perfect wedding dress is an important condition. You have seen many models and you have visited nearly every store but you still have difficulties choosing. Something seems to be wrong.

The perfect wedding dress lives in your imagination - you have an idea about each tiny detail that will make it impeccable. Why not create that perfect wedding dress yourself?

Designing and creating your own wedding dress is certainly more difficult than purchasing it but the final result will make you 100 percent happy. You will need to do some planning and you will have to purchase materials. The process, however, will be fun and satisfactory.

Here is what you need to know in case you decide to design your own wedding dress.

Sketch Your Ideas

Give yourself some freedom and sketch the ideas you have. Putting the design on paper will help you clarify details.

Be brave and draw the wedding dress, even if you are uncertain in your drawing skills. It does not have to be a work of art, in order to be useful in the dress production process.

Look for Inspiration

Go to a wedding dress store. Try out several dresses. Apart from being very fun, this shopping spree will help you perfect your own design and it will provide you with great ideas.

Choose models resembling the wedding dress design that you have selected. Pay close attention to the fabric, the pieces that make the dress, the stitching and the additional accessories used. It is impossible to replicate a model that you like but you will have some practical knowledge about wedding dress design.

Examine designs online. Print the ones that you like. Pay close attention to the details. Choose the aspects that appeal to you and utilize those in the creation of your unique wedding dress design.

Find the Right Fabric and Supplies

If you think about making the wedding dress yourself, you will have to purchase a quality sewing machine. It needs to have various options and it has to be easy to use.

Choose a high quality machine. Something inexpensive and lacking functionalities could ruin your dress creation attempts.

The same applies to the selection of fabrics. You are going to make a dress for a very special day. Make sure that this dress is perfect. Even if quality fabrics are more expensive, the extra money spent will be totally worth it.

Focus on Details and Accessories

Pay attention to each tiny detail. This is the only way to achieve perfection. The right neckline, the place where you use lace and the embroidery have to look exactly like your dream dress.

Looking at the tiny aspects of it will help you create that one amazing dress. Going for something that is solely satisfactory will produce a mediocre result. If it fails pleasing you, start all over again.

Ask for Professional Help

You may have difficulties making the dress yourself - the process is somehow complex and you lack the time.

Search for professional help. A professional tailor will give you hints about the design and will help you modify certain aspects of it that appear to be imperfect. Consult a professional tailor and present your ideas. This way, you will be making your design happen in a perfect way.


Misha Anatolia writes about bridal and wedding topics, including bridal shower arts and crafts and other bridal shower ideas. Misha enjoys crafts and hosting parties when not writing.






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