Presentation on theme: "Designing and making your own wedding dress is a fun way to add a personal touch to this special event. Whether your gown is traditional or something more."— Presentation transcript:
Designing and making your own wedding dress is a fun way to add a personal touch to this special event. Whether your gown is traditional or something more expressive of your own individual style, you can make the dress-making process easier by understanding your own capabilities and level of skill before you begin this creative project.
CREATE A WEDDING DISPLAY You MUST include ALL of this on your poster: Invitation Shoes Bouquets Bridal Veils Wedding Dress Pictures of Cakes Centerpieces Miscellaneous
REQUIREMENTS: THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED PER TEAM: Each group will consist of FOUR people or less. Each student will be responsible for their OWN class participation points. (200 pts.) You will need to pick colors, a model and / or theme. – (Beach / Classic) You will need to create ONE invitation for your wedding (25 pts.) Designer Shoes (25 pts.) A bouquet (25 pts.) A bridal Veil (25 pts.) Bridal Cake (25 pts.) Centerpieces (25 pts.) A one of a kind Wedding dress (100 pts.) A Display Board of your whole project (50 pts.) TOTAL POINTS = 400
WEDDING EXTRAVAGANZA Planning Your Design 1. Find inspiration for your dress design by flipping through bridal and fashion magazines. 2. You and your group members will be making the dress, you can mix and match your favorite bodice, skirt and train looks to create a truly unique wedding dress. (Make sure that you are all in agreement). It is a TEAM effort and each member is responsible for CLASS participation. 2 Visit your local fabric store to find a pattern which most closely matches your ideal wedding dress. Remember that you can customize details such as skirt volume, train length and trim once you have the basic shape of your gown in pattern form. (Each group is responsible for contributing to the project financially). 3Decide who will be the model and assign a task to each member, some will have more than one task, including the model. Enlist a group member to take your measurements. Accuracy is important, especially when you are working with patterns. Complete Your Wedding Dress 1.You may want to buy a pattern for the dress, making sure to include plenty of seam allowance. 2.Stitch your dress together following the pattern instructions. Details such as invisible zipper installation and lining construction are generally provided by most commercially produced patterns. 3. Have a fitting to make any final adjustments to the construction of your dress. This should be done before any appliquéd trim is applied.