20 Brides Who Turned Their Normal Wedding Dresses Into Masterpieces

20 Brides Who Turned Their Normal Wedding Dresses Into Masterpieces

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Their wish to look the most beautiful on their wedding day could mean having to spend tens of thousands of dollars to buy a wedding dress. Instead of that, these brides got hands-on to instead find secondhand, or even make their wedding dresses from scratch within budget!

The creativity that goes into drafting, modifying, or sewing these dresses are truly remarkable. Without question, they looked the most beautiful on their wedding day, charming their guests and also members of the ‘Sewing’ subreddit.

“I made my wedding dress.”

penniee95

“My DIY thrift-flipped wedding dress.”

sarcastic_ginger

“Made my own wedding dress from my mom’s 1985 gown.”

janetmacklinFBI

“We lost my mom to cancer almost 4 years ago and I was determined to wear her wedding dress. The seamstress did an amazing job!”

xxagent355xx

“My grandma’s wedding dress. Was given to me the day she passed.”

moonlightsmyway

“I made my wedding dress and got married yesterday!”

Steezymckitty

“I got to wear my dream dress – my mom’s wedding dress!”

hpixey3

“Last time I shared my wedding dress, but I added a last-minute touch! It was magical.”

romeroj

“Made a friend’s wedding dress by taking apart and using the base for one she ordered online and added the lace it came with.”

“My beautiful wife altered and made her own wedding dress. I knew she was talented before, but this absolutely blew me away!”

HULK_IN_TRAINING

“Refashioning my mom’s wedding dress…”

HomeMadeHappiness

“Made a huge change to my dress and got rid of the sleeves… thoughts?!”

travelsizedmacgyver

“I added sleeves for this gorgeous bride to her strapless wedding gown.”

emkcude

“I’m getting married to this magical human in 102 hours. Here she is revealing to our moms the dress that she and a friend made from her mom’s wedding dress.”

brianswichkow

“My grandmother on her wedding day on my wedding day wearing the same dress.”

micabird

“Just got married in mom’s dress- $200 from Macy’s- thirty years and two weddings! I only changed the sleeves and reinforced the zipper/side seams.”

starrinight3342

“My wedding dress! Made some modifications, including pockets!”

Howardbanister

“Just finished sewing the liner into my wedding dress!”

mackbenn

“Updated a $25 1986 wedding dress to my dream dress.”

FakeBeccaJean

“Redone wedding dress.”

theshafinator