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Story of the Dress Part V – Crunchtime!

Short of one month before the wedding and the dress is progressing along!!  The bodice returned from the cleaners without a trace of the sewing machine black grease! Whew!  After working to get more stains out of the skirt, I … Continue reading

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The Story of the Dress – Part IV

Before I start this part of the story … my website is currently under construction.  You may find my artwork website by pasting http://www.hanamele.com/old/ into the search line!  Sorry for the inconvenience, but when construction is done, you will have … Continue reading

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The Story of the Dress – Part III

After being gone for two weeks, I began anew on Catherine’s dress.  Pictured above is the first stage of phase I, on the left is the old tulle with the seed beads, on the right their new home in waiting.  … Continue reading

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The Story of the Dress – Part II

On Wednesday, I put the first stage of beading on Catherine’s wedding dress bodice.  Her dress is being created from her grandmother’s wedding gown.  My Mom, married in March of 1951, wore a dress made from cream duchess satin, with … Continue reading

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The Story of the Dress Part I

Shortly after their engagement, Catherine and John started to think about their wedding plans.  They considered what kind of wedding they wanted, Catherine considered what kind of dress she wanted that would make sense with the type of wedding they … Continue reading

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