Sew A Beautiful Wedding


Sew a Beautiful Wedding

by Gail Brown and Karen Dillon

This book will help you identify your image and body type as well as the gown style that will compliment it.  It covers selecting, preparing and sewing with bridal fabrics and laces.  It also includes many types of hem, button, and spaghetti straps and loop  techniques; embellishment tips for adding pearls and beads; as well as making slips, headpieces and veils. There is a handy planning checklist and a sewing time line to make sure you finish your dress before the wedding.

Hundreds of clear line drawing guide you through the techniques. 

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Sew a Beautiful Wedding is the ideal guidebook for the bride-to-be and those helping her plan the perfect wedding. Figure-flattering recommendations for the wedding gown cover the slender, average and full figure, whether short, average, or tall. What to do about sloping shulders, full or small bustlines, heavy tummy or midriff, or a short neck? Look here. The “Traceable Bride” lets you mix and match gown styling. Fit tips help you customize and combine patterns.

This books is for the bride, her family, her attendants…and those wanting a formal gown for any special event.

Topics include:

•  Yes You Can Sew a Beautiful Wedding
•  Bridal Planning Checklist
•  Your Wedding Image
•  Choosing the Most Flattering Style
•  Sketch the Gown
•  Making Colour Decisions
•  Customizing Fit
•  Beautiful Fabrics Make Beautiful Weddings
•  The Bridal Sewing Basics
•  Sewing with Special Bridal Fabrics
•  Making the Most of Laces
•  Hems
•  Under the Gown
•  Easy Finishing
•  Headpieces/Veils
•  Other Members of the Bridal Party
•  Bridal Accessories
•  Your Bridal Notebook
128 pages, 5.5″ x 8″
Published 1980
ISBN 978-0-935278-05-7

Additional information

Weight 0.5 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 10 × 0.5 in
Wedding regular binding/spiral binding

Wedding regular binding, Wedding spiral binding


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