Celebrating 23 years!

It’s that time of the year again, where champagne is chilled, heartfelt love notes are written and the wedding gown is given an airing. Yes, it’s wedding anniversary time. Here we were on the big day… My wedding dress, me-made 23 years ago, has been getting alarmingly smaller over the past several years. I’d like…

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Wedding gowns of yesterday

On the weekend I had the pleasure of visiting Something Old, Something New, a wedding dress exhibition at Balaklava, a country town 1.5 hours north of Adelaide, South Australia. It’s a collection of gowns and wedding memorabilia on loan from local families. It was delightful. Here are some highlights…. Cheers!

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Celebrating 21 years

Wedding dress 3

It’s our wedding anniversary, and I thought I’d give the dress an airing. Trying on this dress feels like the glamorous antithesis to the hospital scrub sewing which has gripped our household for the past couple of weeks. To be honest, I was apprehensive about trying it on, in case I got stuck like last…

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My Wedding Dress

My Wedding Dress detail

It’s my wedding anniversary.  On the weekend I dug out my wedding dress and tried it on.  It still fits but only just. I made this dress.  The fabric is very beautiful; it’s silk with a metallic floral design.  I also made my sister’s dress from a Vogue pattern.         Anniversary Cheers!…

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