The gown is made of antique shantung silk given to me by my new grandmother in law.
There are photos on the wedding gown website page, and if you're really a glutton for punishment you can look at the facebook album.
It can be so difficult to find sketches of Victorian hairstyles; here are some I found on Pinterest. 1863, from Godey's Neo Victorian
While browsing at random I found this photo of Churchill's mother, Jennie. What a great outfit! I want to make an outfit like this one day.
Last weekend I finished a gown for a client who lives in Seattle, WA (a loooonnnng way from me in Florida). She requested some pretty big changes to…