1920’s wedding gown – deconstructed

I was so excited to see the inside of the wedding dress made in 1920’s!

Want to have a look?

Hook and eye closure in front at neck-line. Neckline and closure placket are finished with voile bias binding, final stitching by hand.

wedding gown alterationFrench braid for hook and eye closure, right above the first button.

1920's bridal gown reconstructed and revived by Violetta Vieux  Viogemini21All in one facing.  See, the edge of the fabric is not over-locked, just cut with zig-zag scissors to prevent the fabric from unraveling.

1920's wedding gownShoulder pads, covered with satin fabric are hand-stitches to the shoulder seam.

1920's bridal gown reconstructed and revived by Violetta Vieux  Viogemini18Dress shield – double layered underarm pad made with silk fabric. It was used to absorb the seat and prevent the self fabric from staining.

1920's bridal gown reconstructed and revived by Violetta Vieux  Viogemini15Information about the dress shield manufacturer is printed on! They were made by Kleinert’s MODINE.

1920's bridal gown reconstructed and revived by Violetta Vieux  Viogemini12Ruffled horsehair braid was sewn into the waistline at sides. it adds more volume at hips and create this famous hourglass silhouette.

1920's bridal gown reconstructed and revived by Violetta Vieux  Viogemini14Waist-stay – made with grosgrain ribbon and hook and eye closure.

1920's art deco dress alterationHem is reinforced by horsehair braid and it is all stitched by hand.

1920's bridal gown reconstructed and revived by Violetta Vieux  Viogemini10Nest time I show you some more pictures of the dress under construction.

 

 

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