Silver Sixpence - Emma's Polka Dot Tulle Tea Length Wedding Dress. Image by http://www.finnmooneyphotography.com/

Now this recent commission was one of those lovely coincidences where Emma was on the hunt for a tea length wedding dress and found my website, to then realise that we know each other.  Sometimes it’s such a small world, which always makes the process all the more special! Emma chose a design which was a combination of my Dottie dress and my 1954 Oscars Polka Dot Dress.  Her gown was made in ivory dupion silk with a fine ivory… 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 »

Kate's lace & polka dot tea length wedding dress - Jess Jackson Photography

It was such an absolute pleasure working with my recent bride, Kate, to create her lace and polka dot tea length wedding dress. When she came to visit Silver Sixpence she fell in love with the design of the Cherry Blossom gown but wanted to add a layer of lace over the top to soften it and give more of a romantic feel.  It was really important for her that the capped sleeves featured a delicate lace scallop and we… Read more »

Megan's polka dot tea length wedding dress with sleeves

I have been absolutely dying to see these images of Megan & Jarryd’s wedding.  It feels like a lifetime ago that Megan and I first started chatting about her dress ideas and from the start I couldn’t wait to hit the sewing room and create her dream tea length wedding dress.  Megan chose a classic 50s style with a bateau neckline, fitted bodice and full circle tea length skirt.  To give the dress a super cute look she wanted 3/4… Read more »