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Indian Wedding Skirt

Postby louisesimon » Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:51 pm

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This is an Indian wedding dress, which the client wanted to be able to remove and possibly down the line wear (we all know she never will)

It had an Mdf former cut to fit snug inside then was stuffed and lined in linen. The visible section in the waist line was then attached to the backboard by screwing in from behind. The dress is held in place with carefully placed stitches. I lined the board myself as it's 1.5 by 1.3metres, also wrapped the 10cm deep spacers. Framed in solid oak frame with hand gilded slip. UV glass

Please don't ask what I charged, having completed the job it's a bit of a :Slap: the price. I'll just say the oak alone was £400
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Re: Indian Wedding Skirt

Postby Jamesnkr » Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:24 pm

Cool! That's quite large. Did you have the oak made for you?
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Re: Indian Wedding Skirt

Postby misterdiy » Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:35 pm

Very nice job :clap:
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Re: Indian Wedding Skirt

Postby prospero » Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:33 pm

Great job all round. :D


Sooner you than me though. :roll: :lol:
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Re: Indian Wedding Skirt

Postby Not your average framer » Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:34 pm

Looks great! I'll bet it was not easy.
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Re: Indian Wedding Skirt

Postby Steve N » Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:46 pm

That is one of the best examples of clothing framing I have seen on this forum, the dress looks so natural, not squeezed into the frame, well done :clap: :clap: :star: :star:
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Re: Indian Wedding Skirt

Postby louisesimon » Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:44 am

Thank you all. Yes James had it milled at the local timber yard, then a carpenter friend across the yard ran it through it his table saw to mitre it.
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