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Exclusive Wedding Dress by Rosemary Jane Designs

Platinum Bridal Fabrics were recently thrilled to receive an email from Rosemary Carne, the remarkable creative talent behind Rosemary Jane Designs. Rosemary, a 1st class Honours Degree Graduate in Costume, is a bespoke dressmaker and, as well as creating exquisite bridal wear, is also skilled at making wedding clothes for bridesmaids and parents of the bride and groom.

A renowned and respected costumier, Rosemary has designed and manufactured garments for many theatrical presentations and has been involved in costume production for a host of top stars including Sir Ben Kingsley, Meryl Streep, Helena Bonham Carter, Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron to name just a few. Brides-to-be choose Rosemary to create their dream bridal gowns due to her impressive reputation for designing unique garments that perfectly incorporate their ideas as well as offering a restyling service for well-loved garments. She combines traditional dressmaking techniques with cutting-edge fashion design, creating bridal wear with unparalleled skill and craftsmanship

Rosemary sent us a photo, now in our Online Gallery, showing her Father and new Stepmum David and Frances Horne tying the knot in Hastings. The happy couple are both into recycling and, aptly, Frances’s bridal dress featured an array of surplus edging and lace appliqués from a previous wedding dress. A simple gored skirt and lace-up back kept the dress classy, elegant and refined while a floor-length silk layer and full train added a touch of luxurious extravagance.

Carnival Tulle and Olivia Lace were used in the creation of this gorgeous bridal dress.

Carnival Tulle is designed and manufactured in Italy, the heart of haute couture. Soft-knitted to give a gorgeously-tactile handle, this wedding fabric is incredibly versatile and can be used as an overlay or to form a dramatic bell-shaped petticoat. A full palette of 24 colours is available, featuring everything from stylish and classic White, Champagne and Ivory to vibrant and contemporary Cherry, Orchid and Jade.

Olivia, a beaded laser lace, is one of our most popular bridal fabrics and, available in white or ivory and with matching lace appliqués and trims, features heaving beading that gave Frances’s dress an arresting, hypnotising movement as she moved. The fine tulle ground of this lace is shot through with floral spray motifs comprising satin flowers expertly stitched with fine silver filigree thread and the border, identically double-scalloped, is finished with an exquisite embroidered edge and glittering sequins.

We would like to thank Rosemary for sending the email and photo - everyone at Platinum bridal Fabrics loves the dress and wishes the happy couple all the best for their future together.

Like to see your dress featuring in our online gallery and news pages? Send us your story and photo today to info@bridalfabrics.co.uk!

Crystal Trim - 15% Discount Until End of July!

Another fantastic special offer from Platinum Bridal Fabrics is now available! From 22nd-31st July 2014, our entire collection of crystal trims is reduced in price by a fabulous 15% - there are more than thirty gorgeous and unique designs to choose from, some of which are detailed below, so please enjoy browsing and make sure you have subscribed to our newsletter to receive the promo code. You must order before midnight on 31st July 2014 to claim your 15% discount.

Crystal trims are designed to offer an exciting and glamorous finishing touch to a wedding gown, bringing a sparkling shimmer to the waistline or bust. A vibrant, stellar array of designs is available in a variety of widths and complexities, allowing you to find the perfect trim whether your wedding dress is vintage lace, contemporary chic or somewhere in between.

Libra

Named after the weighing scales of the Zodiac, Libra crystal trim is perfectly balanced between elegance and extravagance, its silver edging and beads cascading down both of its sides around a fine tulle base. The design incorporates a tactful yet explosive mixture of tubular beads, opaque diamantés and ivory pearls, all of which make Libra one of our most attractive crystal trims.

Gloria

Gloria is a hand-embroidered wedding dress embellishment and therefore each piece is completely unique. With true vintage glamour, Gloria trim features a selection of pearls that flow down the piece, each held in place by pretty beads that run along its full length. Down each side, lines of smaller pearls march orderly, contained by a final outer line of light-catching beads that defines the edge.

Genesis

Bold and striking, Genesis crystal dress trim comprises a geometric display of diamonds along its length, enclosed by eye-catching parallel lines formed from teardrop-shaped pearls and glittering diamantés. The large diamonds of the main design are made up of small pearls surrounding a larger central pearl; each diamond is separated from its neighbour by a selection of tubular beads that create a shading effect.

Like to know more about our collection of wedding dress material? Simply call our experienced and professional team for information and ideas! Our number is 01254 873333 or you can email info@bridalfabrics.co.uk.

Ivory Wedding Lace - With a Twist!

Ivory lace is never out of fashion – it simply continues to renew and reinvent itself in a seemingly-endless array of varieties while always maintaining its soft, feminine allure. We have added three new laces to our collection which, although each features ivory as its major component, has been expertly enhanced with the use of other colours and tones. Check out the new range below!


First we present Monica, a classic antique-style lace with matching scalloped borders. Starting with a fine ivory tulle base, the designer has embroidered onto it a skilful and complex floral design using rich embroidery yarn. The motifs formed have then been embellished with beads and pearls before subtly-contrasting pale cream sequins have been added to complete this pretty and airy design.


Eagerly entering the spotlight, Robyn ivory lace rushes out to be noticed and admired next. This is a heavily-embellished yet incredibly floaty design; the only trace of ivory here is in the carefully-selected fine tulle background. This delicate wedding dress material has then been glitzed right up with an explosion of sparkling, shimmering colourless sequins that catch light from infinite angles. Two different motifs extend deeply into the body of this border lace yet do not vie for attention – each design contrasts perfectly with the other to form an elegant yin-yang harmony.


Loudly claiming that the best has most definitely been saved for last, Skye wedding lace now takes centre stage. This is a truly unique design and becomes our first ever to feature ivory lace embroidered onto black tulle. Instantly arresting, this lace creates a bold, contrasting statement that is at once elegant and outrageous, softening as the eye takes in the fine cording and embroidery. Embellished with iridescent beads and glimmering sequins, Skye lace is for brides with style, panache and individuality.


Need to know more about any of our ivory lace or other wedding fabrics in our vast collection? Give us a call today on 01254 873333 or email info@bridalfabrics.co.uk.

Lace Appliqués - Inspired by the USA

Our USA-themed collection continues to grow with the addition of several new lace trims and one simply delightful lace appliqué. Check out details of the new products below and navigate through to the product pages for magnified HD images of each quality piece.

Wyoming

Wyoming ivory lace trim features a gorgeous asymmetric design ; one side is scalloped while the other is formed from an undulating edge of wave peaks and troughs. An ivory tulle background has been expertly embroidered with an attractive flowers-and-foliage design which has then been highlighted with the use of luxurious cording.

New York

Named after one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the USA, New York crystal dress trim is extremely glamorous yet has an air of true refinement thanks to its narrow design. Perfect for adding a final exciting flourish to the wedding gown, this trim is of an ivory hue and is decorated with a choice selection of beads, sequins, diamantes and pearls.

Nebraska

Created with a style similar to but more dramatic than Wyoming, our next ivory lace edging is stylish and elegant. The floral theme of Nebraska is incredibly eye-catching and, once attracted, the eye is held in appreciation of the delicately-complex ivory cording and embroidery. A truly gorgeous wedding dress material designed with sophistication in mind.

Hawaii

This lovely ivory lace trim immediately brings to mind the flower garlands made famous by Hawaii and its floral design is formed by skilfully overlaying ivory cording onto a finely-embroidered tulle. With a border that features a swirling design, this lace is also reminiscent of the beautiful, eternally-rolling waves of the sea washing up onto Hawaii's sun-kissed shores.

Indiana

For those seeking a real 'wow' factor to their bridal gown, Indiana ivory lace appliqués are the perfect choice. With bold, heavy embellishments in the form of sparkling sequins, pearls, beads and diamantes, these gorgeous wedding fabrics are guaranteed to steal the show when used at the hip, shoulder or waist of a wedding dress.

Please enjoy examining the latest additions to our collection and feel free to contact our professional bridal team for further information and inspiration. Call us on 01254 873333 or email info@bridalfabrics.co.uk.


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