The work started in May; a quiet meeting with the bride to exchange thoughts. Florence brought her ideas on paper and I brought my notebook, tape measure and fairtrade, organic and sustainable swatches.

Next came working drawings and a further discussion, focusing on fabric choice and design detail. This included a request for a baby bridesmaid dress.

Several fittings and many design decisions later, my beloved mannequin, Deidre is modelling the dress. I have to point out that Deidre is a little fuller figured than the bride….oh boy did the perfect tape take some sourcing….the final and best version arriving days before the wedding…..

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And the big day arrives…….just blessed…in the chapel and by the sunshine!

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What is the gorgeous baby girl wearing??? A dress in the same organic fabrics.

A truly beautiful bride….thank you for the commission  and the day!