Another Bridesmaid Dress: For Clare!

There's nothing I love to make more than bridesmaid dresses...and here's the most recent!
The gorgeous redhead in the middle of that pic is a sorority sister of mine (Theta love!), and when Clare contacted me about making her a custom bridesmaid dress for a wedding she was in, I couldn't say yes fast enough.  The bride asked her 'maids to wear gunmetal gray, and besides that, the dress was up to them.

I talked with Clare many times about the design of the dress, and we eventually decided on a hybrid of a couple of dresses from Heidi's wedding last year.  We took the bodice from dress #4 and combined it with the waistband and skirt of dress #3, and the result was picture perfect.  (And how much do you love the yellow shoes on all the girls?!).

Here are the details:
Pattern - New Look 6002 bodice and waistband; simple gathered rectangle skirt
Fabric - Dupioni Silk (go check it out!  It has the coolest black slubs running through it), lined with Charmeuse Satin (added the perfect amount of weight and warmth), both from Fabric.com
Time - 8 hours
Consensus - I wanted to keep it, Clare looks killer in it, so...WIN

If you're interested in a custom bridesmaid dress or a collection, please don't hesitate to contact me for info!


  1. Really great dress! I love the idea of bridesmaids in gray!

  2. I'M SOOOOOOOOOO EXCITED FOR OURS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Meant to add, AMAZING AS ALWAYS!* to the top of that ha.. my bad. just got excited... clearly.

  4. Nice work my friend!

    but I'm not going to lie... I love it when you link back to mine and I get to remember your beautiful work!

  5. The grey color bridesmaid dress is an ultimate color choice for the event. But it should match with the bridal dress for the perfect color combination in the event. To need a help in finding the perfect dress vendors, the free wedding planner iPhone app will be useful for the newly engaged couple when going out for the wedding shopping.

  6. Wow, this bridesmaid dress is incredible! I am in love with all the color. For my cousin’s wedding I would like to have such a cute dress. Thanks for the details. Currently we are busy in finding the suitable New York venues for her grey and yellow themed wedding ceremony. If you have any recommendations, please let me know.