10 October 2012

Bow Belt for a Wedding






A very dear friend of mine got hitched last weekend and I had the honour of making... No, not the wedding dress, silly! But a bow belt to adorn the wedding dress. We saw one just like it when we went wedding dress shopping, but when the shop assistant announced it was £125, my friend gave me a look, I gave her the wink, and I made it for her instead. I made it using a bright pink silk to match her petticoat, fascinator and shoes. The design was based on the bow belt I made before (here's the tutorial) but with an extra snazzy bow. It was a wedding, after all. Doesn't she look GORGEOUS?

[Soundtrack: 'Once in a Lifetime' by Talking Heads]

21 comments:

  1. What a perfect little detail that completes the look. She looks lovely. I used to work in bridal and often thought that some of the accessories were so incredibly overpriced..... I bet your belt is just as perfect as the shop one, probably even worth more as your time and love went into it. All the best to the happy couple and well done Tilly!

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  2. She looks wonderful! What a good friend you are, to make something so beautiful and so special.

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  3. Your friend looks wonderful! The belt adds a lovely touch. I can't believe a bow belt was £125. I'm in the wrong job!

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  4. How cute! I love the untraditional wedding dress! Congrats to your friend, and great job to you!

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  5. Well isn't that just the PERFECT color combo!

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  6. £125., seriously?, your handmade version is lovely and I love the colour.

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  7. Aw! I love the look and wink detail. Great belt, too!

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  8. Your friend looks stunning and the belt you made is such a beautiful addition!

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  9. Gah! Such a stunning bride and an amazing outfit. I need me a pink satin bow belt STAT!

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  10. She looks lovely :)

    £125 for a belt? Must be having a laugh!

    Much prefer a hand-made, made-with-love belt any day x

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  11. I really love that colour combination - it's gorgeous!

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  12. 125 quid? You need to set up an etsy shop, my dear. A look and a wink indeed!
    Your friend looks stunning :) Love the dress!

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  13. She looks absolutely stunning - everyone needs a friend like you!

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  14. Your friend looks gorgeous. I love the "non-traditional" wedding dress - and of course the stunning belt. How wonderful you were able to help your friend like that.

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  15. Very cute! Your friend looks gorgeous. I love that she wore a non-traditional dress.

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  16. Very pretty! What a cool wedding dress!

    http://seonaidthompson.blogspot.co.uk/

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  17. LOVE IT! It looks so pretty in pink silk! I think I will have to make another one really soon.

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  18. Qué vestido más bonito, me encanta la moda de final de los 50, ha quedado precioso.

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  19. The dress is beautiful. Great job on the bow.

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