How to make a wedding dress
Have a beautiful wedding dress is every girl’s dream.Do you want to make your own wedding dress? It is very hard and complex? Nope! You just need follow the below steps
and then a perfect wedding dress will be made by yourself !
Step 1: Decide the pattern of your wedding dress
Wedding dresses usually classify by the shape.There are four common styles like below:
A line/Princess Trumpet/Mermaid Ball Gown Sheath
Step 2: Pick fabric for your dress
Once you had confirmed the dress pattern.You need choose beautiful and comfortable fabric for your dress.You can go to fabric store buy all the fabrics you need.
I recommend silk fabric and cotton lining.The main fabric for wedding dress is:Satin,taffeta,organza,chiffon and lace
Step 3: Get you measurements
If you want the dress fit perfect,you should make it exactly according your measurements.
It is better ask your mother or friends help you get the measurements.If your dress is strapless dress,you should get these measurements:
Bust,waist,Hips,Niple to Niple,Upper Bust,Under bust,Bust To Waist,Waist To Hips.Waist To Floor.
If your like a modest dress with sleeves.You should get more measurements like :
Shoulder to bust,Shoulder width,Arm eye,Bicep,Arm length and Neck circumference.
Step 4:Design your dress on paper
After you had get all the measurements,pick up your pen and start design your dress.
We usually make a wedding dress in two parts,the bodice and skirt.
The bodice usually have seven pieces like below:
Piece 1 have double layer
There are two same pieces with piece 2,3 and 4.
When you sew the 7 piece in a bodice ,it will looks like below.
You can alter the pieces shape according your measurements.Then the dress will fit you perfect.
Step 5: Cut fabric and sew the dress
You can put the paper pattern on your fabric and cut the fabric according them.
Then sewing them all together.Please do this step carefully.
Stap 6 :Make the embellishment for your dress
You can applique on the dress and beading crystals on the place you like.
All the embellishment work is very flexibly.You can do what you like !
Now, a beautiful wedding dress had be finished.Hope you can do a good work !