Edging the dress with black ribbon and catching the underlining on the underside.

Reinforcing the bottom of the back seam.
Making the string for the lace up back
No photos for the modesty panel I’m afraid but I positioned it whist wearing the dress (with help from the fiancé) and tacked it in securely with black thread where it would be hidden by the lace pattern.

Kim Debling is a Hampshire, UK based designer and Director of her own company Kestrel Design Ltd. She is mum to Rose and Harvey and wife to her best friend Steve.  She’s fighting off Stage 4 Lymphoma and sharing her story along the way, mainly via YouTube. Kim is passionate about being happy, mental wellbeing and in particular art and creative pursuits as therapy during tough times. She teaches online at Udemy, has published books and has art and printables available for sale.

Finishing Up was last modified: May 4th, 2018 by Kim Debling