A gift and my next dress

Last friday my friend Anna gave me a gift. She had seen this book in a store and thought about me. She wanted to give it to me with out any special reason. Thank you Anna, you really are a special friend.

This book is called: drape drape and it´s about draping 🙂 Book gives good basic tips about draping and there´s also instructions and patterns for 17 draped designs. Maybe it´s time for me to start learning to do dresses by using patterns. 

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Drape drape by Hisako Sato

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This book fits perfectly with my next dress. I am about to do this kind of a white chiffon dress with lots of draping. Now it´s pull together with some pins. 

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Lush

I did this black lace dress for a one month. Slowly with out any rush and it felt great! I changed many things from my original plan. Decided to keep it simple!

We spent four hours at the forest taking these pictures. Once again I am so thankful for all the help I have been getting almost two years to make my dreams come true.

Photographer Risto Kuulasmaa you really make me speechless. Thank you so much! Saija you are a true model standing in the rain and all that smoke.. ❤

From all the dresses I have ever designed and created this is definitely one of my favorites. This dress is:

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That´s a wrap!

 

We had a photo shoot session yesterday with my model and photographer Risto Kuulasmaa. That means black lace dress is now wrapped! We took photos here in Kruunuvuori. I fell in love with this place and it has an interesting history. 

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Roses

 

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We found a guestbook from Lilla Kronberg.

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At work

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Tomorrow it´s time for some photo shoots

I just finished working with this black lace wedding dress. I am so happy, tired but excited. Tomorrow it´s time to go outside and take some pictures from this dress. I haven´t been working with photographer Risto Kuulasmaa for a long time so it´s great to meet him once again. 

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Last fitting

I met my model yesterday and we did last fitting. I still need to fix few things but it looked nice already now. Or what you think?

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We will have a photo shoot session in next week.

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Black lace wedding dress getting done for the photo shoots

Do you remember this black lace wedding dress? It has gone trough a lot since my last post. First I tried to use some pearls but the skin fabric was still looking ugly.

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ImageSo I took skin fabric off and used only black ribbon and this is how it looks now.

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I will meet my model in a couple of days so let´s hope it fits perfectly. We should have a photo shoot session in next week so I´m really hoping to get this done… 🙂
In finish:  
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Fifth wife: Lulu who got him under her spell

Now you have met Lucy, Erin, Isla and Adele. And here we go my fifth wedding dress is called: Lulu.

This dress is pulled together in a week and that´s only because I made a mistake with the original dress (Erin) and that dress ended up for another model. But to be honest I think this dress looks great on this model. She has that right look for this dress. So maybe it was not that bad mistake at all. Or what you think?

I used six meters of wedding tulle and some chiffon to this dress. I found fabrics again from the fabric store Eurokangas. ( I didn´t meet Lady Gaga 🙂

We did one fitting in a phone with my model and one fitting before the shoots. I also did some sewing by hand on a photo shoot day. Phew.. The biggest thanks goes to my model. Thank you my dear model Laura for doing this to me. So after all we did it! Five unique wedding dresses!

I think this wedding dress would be great after the “official” wedding part… when the real party starts. And if you fall while dancing you´ll have a soft landing.

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Female model: Laura wearing vintage jewellerys from Hoochie Mama Jane, Male model: Jarno wearing gTIE: Cash 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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I say that´s a wrap!

Thank you Dorit for taking these amazing pictures with super speed. Thank you Rebecca, Emilia, Iina, Anna and Laura for being such a great and pretty models. Waiting to celebrate with you! Thank you Mikko for your help at the photo shoot. I own you a beer or a two..

Fourth wife: Adele

The story of my fourth dress is colorful and this is how it goes.

Last year I did a dress called Odessa A. I still had that same fabric left from Odessa A and I thought it might look nice as a wedding dress. I had this idea of a one sleeve dress but it got too short and it didn´t fit well. So I cut the dress and..

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started all over again. This time I added some lace to this dress and changed many things. But then again the dress wasn´t the way that I wanted it to be and so Linda mistake shirt was born. Now my fabric was gone but luckily I found some nice creamy colored polyester fabric from fabric store Eurokangas the lace was found from there too.

I guess this Adele wedding dress is one of my favorites from all the dresses I have ever made.

Female model: Anna wearing vintage jewellerys from Hoochie Mama Jane, Male model: Jarno wearing gTIE: lace plastron: VIlle, 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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Third wife: cold as ice ISLA

Now you have met two out of five of my wedding dresses Lucy lace and Erin which I have designed and made. 

This third wedding dress ISLA got a start from two separate pieces of white satin. I found pieces from one of those fabric boxes from Eurokangas. I guess there was less than two meters of material but it was enough for this dress. Because I wanted to do a one shoulder wedding dress.

First I made some curves and foldings  for the upper part of the dress. I didn´t´use any patterns or a model I just used my imagination. I met my model when the dress was almost sewn together and we could do fittings. The dress was a bit too big for my model and so I ended up changing my model in the last minute. So this Isla dress was supposed to be for Emilia (and now I just mean for these photo shoots) who worked as model in my second wedding dress Erin 🙂 

I got a model for this Isla dress just five days before our photo shoots. Thank you so much Iina for doing it for me.

Female model: Iina wearing vintage jewellerys from Hoochie Mama Jane, Male model: Jarno wearing gTIE: Bad Cash, 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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Second wife: Erin

You´ll find the story and some pictures from my first wedding dress from here. But now It´s time to continue with the story and present to you my second wedding dress and the wife number two.

I started doing this second wedding dress  for a model called Laura. I did all the fittings with Laura but after sewing the zipper dress got too small for Laura. My amateur seamstress mistake 🙂 Luckily I had this young girl Emilia who was able to fit in to that tiny dress. And thank God It fitted perfectly for Emilia.

I used two meters taffeta and some chiffon to this dress and of course lots of tulle. I found all the materials from the fabric store Eurokangas. I went trough many ideas how to decorate this dress. But I ended up using three brooches. They had that right kind of bling bling for this dress.

Here´s wife and the wedding dress number two: Erin

Female model: Emilia wearing jewellerys from Hoochie Mama Jane, Male model: Jarno wearing gTIE and necklace: Soturi from LUMOAVA 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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