Bride Makes Her Own Gorgeous Wedding Dress for $30 on Her Commute! (PHOTOS)

Liz Alterman | Sep 26, 2014 Beauty & Style

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I don't know about you, but on my commute to work, I like to read a book or catch up on email. If you're in the same boat (bus or train), prepare to feel really unproductive when you see how this woman put her commute time to use! It's nothing short of incredible!

A bride-to-be who goes by the name Alkikatt spent five months crocheting her wedding gown on her bus ride to work! See! Don't you feel like you've been wasting your time playing Candy Crush?

She used Aunt Lydia's crochet thread, costing her just $14. She spent another $16 or so creating a hand-made liner. Seriously, this is one lucky groom -- his bride is crafty and thrifty! 

Her finished product is not only stunning and elegant, it's machine-washable and wrinkle-free! Can you imagine?

Alkikatt shared how her amazing gown came to life in a stop-motion animation video. Check it out and prepare to fall in love with this dress!

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Check out this slideshow and then tell us if you ever considered trying to design your own gown? 


Images © Lane Oatey/Blue Jean Images/Corbis and via alkikatt/YouTube

  • Only the Beginning


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    The bride said she wasn't using her time on the bus for anything else, so she decided to make her gown while in transit!

  • Halfway There


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    The bride used the popular pineapple pattern to create the dress. 

  • Coming Along


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    This dress would be stunning at any length, wouldn't it? Just gorgeous!

  • Here Comes the Bride!


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    She plans to wear this gown again (can you blame her?!?) and simply change the liners underneath and bustle her train in different ways. 

  • I Do!


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    How amazing does she look! I'd say "yes" to this dress in a heartbeat! I wonder if she will inspire other brides to take up crocheting? 


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