First wife: Lucy Lace

During my last years project I bought lots of fabrics which I didn´t use. So while going trough my old fabrics I found this nice flower lace. I remembered I bought it from one of those fabric boxes from fabric store Eurokangas. So I guess this fabric must have costed less than 20 euros.

I wanted to do a lace dress with long sleeves and a hood but there wasn´t enough fabric for those things. Then I found these lace pieces and I made a shoulder straps instead of sleeves. I decorated the straps with pearls.

Lace was a bit stretchy so I didn´t put a zipper on this dress but maybe I should have done it.. I guess this is the reason why dress is a bit too big for my model.

Instead of lining I used thin sand color chiffon.

But now this is how the story goes. While I was creating these wedding dresses I thought a lot people falling in love, getting married and then sometimes divorcing…  At the same time I was listening to music and then one song just hit me. Solitary man performed by Johny Cash.

So this is my story about a guy and his five wife´s. Here´s his wife number one: Lucy Lace

Female model: Rebecca wearing jewellerys from Hoochie Mama Jane, Male model: Jarno wearing gTIE, Pictures: Dorit Salutskij    If you have something to ask or comment about please feel free to do it. You can also email me: you.love.dresses@gmail.com

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Fittings

I was so happy to meet my beautiful model this morning. We did our second fittings to see how does the dress work with “skin” fabric.  Everything went pretty well except the “skin” fabric isn´t really matching with my models tanned skin… Hmm…. I´m going to add some pastes on the skin fabric so maybe it will mix things up a bit. Here´s few Making of picture from our fitting session.

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There´s still plenty to do with this dress and the backside of the dress might change. But I like this dress a lot.

Beautiful mistake

When I started designing and creating dresses I did many mistakes. You can go to my old blog to read the story from my first dress: Rebel Rio.

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Picture: Risto Kuulasmaa, Model: Rebecca

 

I still make mistakes but not that many as in the beginning. This shirt was originally planned to become as a dress. But it did not work out the way I wanted. So I cut it and made it a shirt. I call this beautiful mistake.

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Making mistakes isn´t always that bad?? Have a great weekend and thanks for the funny emails. you.love.dresses@gmail.com

Black lace wedding dress

Yesterday I met my new model a dancer called Saija. I didn´t use any patterns I just used lots of pins to create the shapes of my model. I forgot to take pictures from our fitting session but here´s few making of pictures from back home.

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I love this idea of leaving trail on this dress but the fabric is so heavy.. So let´s see..

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I haven´t decided yet what to do with the backside of the dress. I would like to use this skin color fabric and maybe but some pastes on it.. 

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Some fresh flowers from my special one… To cheer up my workroom. 

Lace accessories

I think nowadays you can find many accessories made out of lace. I have been thinking about photo shoots (yes, already now..) and accessories for my black lace dress

I think this lace necklace made by White owl looks pretty nice.

ImageI´m not gona use necklace with my lace dress.

I think maybe something like these made by Totus Mel Tats would work out nicely.

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Or maybe I´ll try to do something by myself. Any ideas?

 

Lace dress

My next dress will be made out of this thick lace. I found this lace from fabric store Eurokangas.

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I will meet my new “model” next week (I use regular women/men as models). This dress is going to be a wedding dress but not for this particular model.

I don´t know what you think about black wedding dresses but I just love what Vera Wang designed.

So far I have been using two amazing photogrpahers: Risto Kuulasmaa and Dorit Salutskij who also writes a blog called: Paikka auringossa. They both are great at what they do and they are easy to work with. With this black dress I´m going to use Risto Kuulasmaa as a photographer.