12 Easy-Sew Projects and No-Sew Wedding Crafts
Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue and something handmade. Make the day even more special by creating at least one memento that you can keep and cherish forever. (Plus, it will save you money!)
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Ring Bearer Pillow
Watch the wedding bands come down the aisle on a custom-made cushion adorned with silk or satin. Then when the wedding is over, you and hubby can snuggle up on the pillow for years to come. Get the step-by-step instructions here.
Flower Girl Dress
With the peek-a-boo under ruffle, flowing shoulder bow and sequin embellishments, this dress will incite lots of oohhs-and-aahhs when the little flower girl walks down the aisle. The outer layer can be made with lace for a more formal look or use linen (like we did) for a more casual look. Get the step-by-step instructions here.
Easy-Sew Bow Tie
Get the dapper look you want at a fraction of the cost. Learn how to make this easy-sew bow tie.
Whether a modern or traditional-style wedding, every bride deserves a gorgeous wedding veil. You can make them in a variety of shapes and sizes ranging from shoulder to cathedral length. Get the step-by-step instructions here.
Birdcage Bridal Veil
Embody the look of old-Hollywood glam. This birdcage veil is so classy looking that nobody will know it’s handmade. With just a little bit of the right tulle and a rhinestone or fake diamond applique, you will be strutting down the aisle in style. Get the step-by-step instructions here.
Wedding Dress Sash
A sash or belt can cost hundreds of dollars. Make one for about $50. It's easy. Buy embellished trim sold by the yard and then cut it to size. Add a fastener or sew ribbon at the ends so you can create a bow in the back of the dress.
A garter is probably one of the easiest things to sew, just a bit of stretch lace and some needle and thread is all you need to create the leg band. Then embellish it with feathers, jewelry, more lace or something sexy. Get the step-by-step instructions here.
Wrap Your Own Bouquet
Wedding flowers can be one of the largest expenses on your big day, save money by using simple silk ribbon to create an elegant bouquet. Get the step-by-step instructions here.
There is something so refreshing about crowning the bride with flowers. It invokes the beauty of renaissance fairs, maypole festivals or just a pretty bohemian style. Get the step-by-step instructions here.
Use your favorite ribbon and flowers to make the boutonnieres for your wedding day. You'll be able to customize them how you want, plus you'll save money. Get the step-by-step instructions here.
Pretty Ribbons Blowing in the Breeze
Looking for a fun twist on the classic flower bouquet? How about adding some dangling ribbons. Add movement and color to your wedding photos with this special handmade touch. Get the step-by-step instructions here.
Wedding Night Wear
Make a fun wedding shower or bachelorette party gift that is sure to incite lots of laughs and giggles, and who-knows-what on the honeymoon. Get the step-by-step instructions here.