Mackenzie asked if I could style her wig for her wedding since I was not available this year to make her gown. Plus she is such a great seamstress I didn’t know why she would even want me to make her gown! But she has entrusted her hair to my hand which I am very flattered by :)
So to start she came over and I braided and twisted up her hairstyle:
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Here is the final set of trim, all rolled up, with the beading complete:
Now it is time to apply it to the caramel velvet and then to hand sew that to the doublet! The details take longer but I just can’t wait to see how it comes together.
Each bead is hand sewn on individually knotted to ensure they will remain secure through use of the garment:
I’ll be beading the rest of the trim in between other segments of this project. The collar and rest of the doublet trimming is up next!
The beading has finally started and more beads are on order! Here are some images of the trim my client purchased for her gown that was combined with caramel velvet and beading.
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