Umang and Verena wearing projects they worked on at Tchad workrooms

Umang’s Wedding Dress

Umang had started on a formal strapless gown and then got discouraged because she had to take a break and changed size.  We don’t shame folks for that, but there is only so much you can vary in size with a fitted corseted strapless evening gown. So the poor little guy sat in the closet for weeks and weeks, just waiting…

strapless dress languishing in closet at Tchad workroom
…I’m just a sad, abandoned, strapless dress… i sure enough wish *somebody’d* wear me…

And then, after having met the sweetest guy, she all the sudden needed a wedding dress and started the work to get back to the size of the dress. The final day of her progress on it we (shakily) captured:

 

We constructed the corset and bodice the same way we do all of our corseted strapless at Tchad – with a separate zipper and lined cotton duck or canvas.

Just such a great dress!

Umang and Verena wearing projects they worked on at Tchad workrooms
Umang and Verena at Umang’s wedding
Umang wearing project she worked on at Tchad workrooms
Umang and guest

 

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