Winter Wedding Gowns
Winter Weddings are wonderful. Long-sleeved wedding gowns or gowns with matching jackets look elegant in the winter time. Charmeuse is great for wedding dresses in any season. Lace is always a winner. Satin is also popular for winter gowns. Velvet can look fabulous.
The major American pattern companies have several patterns which would make great winter wedding gowns:
McCalls M4776 is an elegant sleeveless wedding dress with long-sleeved shrug in lace. Sizes 4 to 18
McCalls M4714 is a beautiful off the shoulder gown with long flowing sleeves, reminiscent of Renaissance style. Sizes 6 to 20
McCalls M4450 is a strapless gown with a long-sleeve shrug. The shrug can be made with romantic flared cuffs. Sizes 4 to 20
Vogue V2065 a lace, long-sleeved top worn over a spaghetti strap gown is very elegant and comes in sizes 6 to 22.
Simplicity 5561 is a winner if you are looking for classic elegance that is simple to sew. Princess seam strapless dress comes in a flared version and a slender version. Chose a traditional jacket with flared cuffs or a bolero-like shrug. Satin or charmeuse would work great in this style.