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Chainmaille wedding dress - Kickstarter project
« on: March 27, 2012, 09:07:17 PM »
Hi all,

I mostly just lurk on this board since I always have pliers in my hands.  But I recently started a Kickstarter project to fund my latest piece of epic chainmaille clothing piece: a chainmaille wedding dress.

The dress and veil will be made from over 100,000 anodized aluminum rings.  You can read more about the project here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1418616804/the-bride-an-epic-chainmaille-wedding-dress

I'm sure that posts asking for donations are as difficult to read as they are to write, so I'll keep my pleading short.  We're all artists and this isn't the best economic climate, so I won't beg for funds.  However, if anyone is willing to promote this on a blog, Facebook page, etc., I'm willing to post on my Facebook page about your HAF shop, or any other link that you'd like promoted from now until the end of the campaign at least (April 13).  If you do post something, just let me know about it so that I can send some traffic your way as well.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask.  And thanks for reading!

Best,
Vanessa

P.S. - Here's a photo of the veil so far.



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Re: Chainmaille wedding dress - Kickstarter project
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2012, 02:57:32 AM »
Best of luck with your fundraising, 2/3 of the way there already which is no mean feat! Your finished work is going to be incredible.

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Re: Chainmaille wedding dress - Kickstarter project
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2012, 04:30:52 AM »
I love this and can't imagine even looking at that many rings!  Best of luck and it looks like you are going to make it!  I shared it on my page

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Re: Chainmaille wedding dress - Kickstarter project
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2012, 06:16:08 AM »
This is going to be an awesome wedding dress and veil. I have shared this on FB, Twitter and my website.

Good Luck!!!

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Re: Chainmaille wedding dress - Kickstarter project
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2012, 07:42:40 AM »
My thanks to the three of you for your support.  And to Dee and Kimberly--I've shared your posts on my Facebook page.  (And Dee, I've retweeted your tweets.)

Thanks again--I'm really hoping to get funded for this project.  Fingers (and pliers) crossed!

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Re: Chainmaille wedding dress - Kickstarter project
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2012, 09:56:47 AM »
I can appreciate how much time this project is going to take!  I've been (off-and-on) working on a chainmaille Renaissance bodice which is going to take me years to finish (using the same gauges for the bodice that I use for jewellery).

I've shared your project on my FB page, blog, and Twitter.

Best of luck to you, and don't forget to post pictures then it's done!!

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Re: Chainmaille wedding dress - Kickstarter project
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2012, 10:33:08 AM »
Thanks so much!  I've posted about you on Facebook.  And really, good luck on the Renaissance bodice.  I support epic chainmaille.

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Re: Chainmaille wedding dress - Kickstarter project
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2012, 10:43:17 AM »
Sweet! Good luck on the weaving and fund raising, I would love to see pictures of the finished piece. Please come back to show us!

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Re: Chainmaille wedding dress - Kickstarter project
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2012, 12:39:34 PM »
Thanks for your well wishes!  And yes, I will be back to post photos when it's done, although that probably won't be for another year, at least.  (Yikes!)


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Re: Chainmaille wedding dress - Kickstarter project
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2012, 01:11:36 PM »
I am dying to see this project come to life!  It is something I would never attempt and stand in awe of those that are willing to tackle the big projects.


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Re: Chainmaille wedding dress - Kickstarter project
« Reply #12 on: March 29, 2012, 01:51:04 PM »
Thanks, Larissa.  I'm excited--it looks like I'll actually hit my goal and then I can really get serious about working on this.


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Re: Chainmaille wedding dress - Kickstarter project
« Reply #14 on: March 29, 2012, 10:12:16 PM »
Larissa--while I plan on posting the finished dress in every place that will let me post photos, the in-progress photos will only be available to people who pledge at least $2.  I want to give them exclusive access to the making of such a project in thanks for their support.