Would you wear an old dress to your wedding? It’s not that unusual. Once upon a time, resourceful women kept their wedding dresses for future uses. They often shared them with their sisters, daughters and extended family for weddings or special occasions. This is the story of a dress that came out of the dark … Continue reading
Category Archives: repurposing
Old photo, brings new clues….
and new threads to follow, (corny but I couldn’t resist). I’m excited to have the original photo of the dress worn by the bride on her wedding day in 1957. I’m not going to show you the photo just yet because the bride-to-be and I feel that it would be a spoiler for the finished … Continue reading
the valiant doiley
Crown your veil with something old like an heirloom doiley accented with handmade silk flowers and tiny antique glass beads. Even better if someone in your family made it. Continue reading