I just love when a bride contacts me wanting to have something really unique and amazing for their wedding dress!!  I was super excited when Melbourne bride, Bianca, asked me to create a coloured tea length wedding dress and a 50s inspired wedding coat also in a colour but featuring a pattern! Bianca scoured the internet for her dream fabrics and chose a stunning dark red for her 3/4 length sleeved tea length gown and for her coat she found… Read more »

What a busy last few months it’s been! I’ve realised it’s been weeks since I had the chance to share any of my lovely recent brides!! Well today is the day for a little share of one of my recent custom gowns.  Jacquie was after something a little special and unique for her wedding dress, without it being over the top.  It was also important for her that it was a dress that she could have the option to wear… Read more »

Silver Sixpence Wedding Dress - Custom vintage inspired wedding dress with sleeves

I’ve recently had a wonderful time working with a couple of friends who were getting married at a similar times to each other and I have some gorgeous images of one of those ladies wedding days. Rebecca had a custom design featuring 3/4 sleeves and a rounded neckline with a sweetheart underbodice.  The back then featured a v neck to add a little change of detail.  All of the bodice had a gorgeous soft chantilly lace over silk organza and… Read more »

Silver Sixpence - Bridget's custom tea length 50s style wedding dress with sleeves

Lovely Bridget is one of my recent brides who I’m very excited to share some gorgeous wedding day images of!  It was really important for Bridget that her gown be simple yet stunning and that it was a style that she felt comfortable in for her relaxed wedding day. As we worked through designs, the “Audrey” design really made an impression on Bridget as well as the skirt of the “Betty” dress.  So I created a combination of these two… Read more »

Custom tea length wedding dress - Silver Sixpence - BWED Photography

I was so excited to work on this slightly different version of my “Cherry Blossom” dress.  Laura was having her wedding at Rainbow Beach and she fell in love with the design and colour of the original dress but was wanting a tea length wedding dress (much more practical on the beach!). It’s all part of the fun of being a custom dressmaker when I can create slight variations on designs and often no two dresses are alike!  I was… Read more »

Silver Sixpence polka dot tulle tea length wedding dress

I have a gorgeous real wedding to share with you today of a recent bride of mine on her big day! Bridget chose a custom tea length wedding dress which was inspired by my Polka Dot 1954 Oscars dress design however we added all-in-one capped sleeves to the overbodice and softened the neckline with a sweetheart neckline across the underbodice. I just love this fine polka dot tulle that I work with frequently on my bride’s gowns – it’s just… Read more »

Silver Sixpence Floral tea length wedding dress

Between custom designs I’ve been busy working on a few new designs for my Silver Sixpence made to order collection.  Today I have some happy snaps of one of those new designs, Harriet.  This dress is a lovely option for brides wanting a unique wedding dress with a pastel pink floral organza overlay on the sleeveless bodice.  The tea length skirt features a half circle skirt with a layer of gathered silk organza over the top.. With the scoop neck… Read more »

Silver Sixpence tulle vintage inspired tea length wedding dress - Florido Weddings

Sometimes a simple gown is the most elegant and the design I recently created for Aneesa is absolutely one of those.  I just love the simple ivory dupion silk bodice with bateau neckline and slight capped sleeves.  The skirt was a tea length full circle skirt with layered tulle over the skirt to add some softness.  Such a stunning tea length wedding dress for brides who love an understated chic look. All too often brides when shopping for their wedding… Read more »

Silver Sixpence - Tea length wedding dress with sleeves

I just love receiving wedding pictures from my brides.  It’s really the cherry on top after several months of planning with my brides to create their dream dress, then sewing away.  We meet on and off for fittings and I then get to see them looking amazing and so very happy on their wedding day! A while ago I shared on social media some happy snaps of Gail in her wedding dress so I’m really excited to share a couple… Read more »

Silver Sixpence 50s inspired tea length wedding dress with collar

I recently loaned one of my 50s inspired tea length designs, Betty, to industry friends for a very special shoot shoot.  In the lead up to the launch of Holden Oldies’ newly renovated mint and cream vintage holden wedding car they created a gorgeous inspiration shoot.  The gorgeous images photographed by Millyjane Photography were featured on the Vintage Bride website recently and I thought it only fitting to share some of them on my own blog with you all now…. Read more »