- Mrs. Blush
- 9 years ago
- Wedding: January 2009 - Church ceremony, country club reception
Ok no I didn’t meet Heidi or Tim (whom I totally heart), no invite to the tents at Bryant Park, not even a walk through Parsons, BUT… I did spend two glorious hours at MOOD!
For those of you who don’t keep up with Project Runway (hopefully because something impossible has prevented it), MOOD is the fabric store that supplies all the designers with their materials.
Well, two days ago I did MOOD and I will never go back. It’s literally 3 (I think) floors of rolls and rolls of fabric – everything you can imagine.
I decided to check out MOOD after realizing the super cute wedding trend: head pieces! I knew I wanted one for our e-pics and maybe for the reception, but I didn’t know where I could find the perfect one. So yep, I decided to make mine.
The first 30 minutes was spent just gawking at it all. The next 30 minutes was spent feeling totally self conscious and embarrassed about being a commoner amongst the designing gods. Feeling ridiculously uncomfortable and out of my element, I mustered up the courage to ask “Where can I find the tulle?”
After that it was all easyyy sailing.
Well ok enough talk. I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves. Enjoy! And remember – I have no experience whatsoever with this – which means you can do it too! (lol I sound like a thighmaster commercial)
the fabrics- which I chose to match our E-pic outfits
tulle <– double hearts- major lovage
Hairband using the white tulle. I basically cut the tulle into a large square/circle, bunched the center of it and added little folds to create the gathered look.
I plan on buying thin hairbands and glue-gunning the pieces to the bands
Excuse my hand- I had some pimple cream on my forehead (you prob didn’t want to see that)
flower I made by taking a long piece of fabric and wrapping it in a circular motion
flower on top of tulle – I cut the tulle into circles & layered them. (I haven’t used this green flower for anything yet.)
point where all pieces of tulle meet
I cut pieces of chiffon and did the same thing – layering.
Then I sewed the back in a pucker like stitch…
to create the folded look
I never throw away scraps because I know there will always be something useful for them
This is another piece I made using off white fabric & the scraps from the tulle. I basically stuffed the tulle inside each flower and sewed the bottom all up
I think this could work great as a brooch-like piece on a sweater
Remember my headpiece idea?
I bought simple headbands at H&M – 2 for $3.90 – and just glue-gunned my headpieces right on!
Don’t you love the lavender rope feel?
Thanks Sister Blush for modeling!
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