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1963 Margaret’s wedding gown

Margaret and Richard Pedder on their wedding day, July the 13th

Making paper pattern from original dress

Toile and original dress

Toile and dress back

Toile being shown to Margaret

Positioning the pattern pieces

Marking with basting thread

Back of the dress

Making the sleeves

Kathy to the rescue to help sorting the front bodice seam

Overcasting seams by hand

Setting the sleeves

Basting the facing

Sewing the facing

Hemming the skirt

Margaret’s original tiara

The half size replica

Margaret at the exhibition in front of her wedding gown                             and its diminutive replica

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