I'm not much of a clothes person anyway, and though I'd love to find a great dress for the wedding, it's certainly taking a backseat to other considerations. But if I were so inclined to spend my time on a DIY wedding dress project, I just might think of trying my hand at a dress in the spirit of Alabama Chanin.
I've been a fan of Natalie Chanin ever since Project Alabama, which was getting big press back when I still lived in Birmingham in high school. My love of her work only continued to grow when I received her sewing book for my birthday last year. I am a huge fan of the emphasis on hand crafts and re-use of found fabrics. Call me crazy, but I'm convinced that you could make an Alabama Chanin style dress like this:
What do you say, can anything remotely wedding appropriate be created from the work of Dov Charney?