So you have a unique wedding dress design in mind that you are going to need custom made. But you have a problem. . .
"You have no drawing skills!" Well no need to worry.
You are about to learn how you can draw out your bridal gown design by "tracing it" from a picture.
This method starts with pictures of wedding dresses found in bridal catalogs, bridal magazines and pictures pulled from the web.
Now you have collected several pictures of wedding gowns with parts of different gowns you like.
But the problem is you want to see all the details incorporated into "one" picture of a wedding dress. Well lets begin to do this by using the following tracing method.
Take a look at your wedding dress pictures. Choose one picture of a bridal gown design with the basic dress silhouette that you like.
Most likely the wedding dress silhouette will be...
These styles represent the basic style silhouette shapes for wedding gowns.
Next look at your wedding gown pictures for the design details you like. Start with necklines such as... strapless, sweetheart, V-neck, Scoop neck, off the shoulder and halter to name just a few.
Now it is time to put your wedding dress design together!
You can see the markings of the changes on the front and back of this gown. This bride basically wanted the neckline to change in the front and add a corset lace up back. The torso she wanted lengthened to drop the flare a little lower."
Materials need: Tracing Paper, Pencil, wedding dresses pictures you collected
Now follow these steps!
Now that you have a wedding dress design . . . you are ready to take it to a wedding dress maker!!!
Another way you can trace your bridal dress design is to print out the bridal gown picture you found online.
Look at the example below...
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