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I made my own wedding dress!

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Photo by Sarah Lanette Photography at the Dallas Arboretum, December 2017
Bouquet by Mayfield Events
Hair & makeup by Chi Ro Makeup & Hair

So I've been spamming this all over my other social media, but I haven't posted anything on here!

When Jason and I got engaged Sept 2016, I decided I wanted to make my wedding dress. I knew it would be a stressful and time consuming process but once I thought of it, I didn't want to do anything else. It took over 90 hours of work to do, but was worth it. Not only did I save a pretty penny, but I have great memories of working on it with my mom and have an amazing story to tell. Not only that, but I ended up on the Most Viral front page of Imgur last week for it! Jason and I got married January 27, 2018 and it was so magical. Everything I had hoped for and more :)

I've already written up blog posts and done a video of this, so rather than rewrite it all here in the description, I'll just link out to them:

Making My Wedding Dress Part I: Research
Making My Wedding Dress Part II: Buying Supplies & Creating the Mockup
Making My Wedding Dress Part III: Sewing the Final Dress
My Youtube timelapse video of working on the dress
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Image size
2700x3600px 1.67 MB
Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Shutter Speed
1/1600 second
Aperture
F/1.6
Focal Length
85 mm
ISO Speed
400
Date Taken
Dec 10, 2017, 4:30:33 PM
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