- A skilled seamstress shared their latest body of work with the Tswana textile seshoeshoe that caught attention on social media
- The creative fashion designer made a gorgeous wedding dress for a Tswana bride who stunned in the beautifully sewn dress
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Netizens were thoroughly impressed by one fashion designer, Boitumelo, @AfriTumic, on Twitter. Showing her skill with a custom seshoeshoe wedding dress, Boitumelo's talent is obvious, judging from the garment's expert construction.
The dress is beautifully designed with intricate detail. The impressive wedding dress caught the eye of many who complimented the fashion designer.
Fashion designer handsew traditional Tswana dress's details
Briefly News spoke to the fashion designer, Boitumelo Modiba-Rasefate, responsible for the creation of the breathtaking dress. The designer says that the budget for the dress was unlimited. She said:
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" She wanted to look simple with a drama at the same time and gave me the go ahead to go all out, plus money was not an issue."
The dress was designed to be fit for a queen. The tiered silhouette gives the dress a regal feel to it as per the bride's brief. Boitumelo said that the inspiration for the dress was the bride Hazel's instruction that she wants to look like a "Tswana Kgosatsana" at her wedding.
The designer did some impeccable work on the masterpiece, which included some manual needlework. She said:
"It a month and a half, and all the details were hand sewn , from the lace appliqués to beadwork."
Boitumelo's skill to hand sew such a massive dress is a testament to her talent and experience. She said from as young as five when she started sewing for her dolls. For her professional experience, she was a head designer for Bongiwe Walaza 5 years ago. Boitumelo says her design talent is natural. She said:
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"It’s literally a God given talent, I just went to school to get my Diploma in Fashion."
Mzansi wowed by fashion designer's sewing and design talent
Netizens agreed that Boutilelo has a God-given gift. Those who saw the dress were in awe of the designer's handiwork as many said that Boitutmelo, the seamstress' hands, must be "blessed". Many fantasized that the creator of the dress would be their first stop when getting married.
"Yoh batswana wee what a dream dress."
"This is so stunning yoh "
"This is so beautiful "
Your hands are blessed. This is breathtakingly beautiful "
"No ways..now I wana plan a wedding "
"When abuti does the right thing ketla ko wena... Your work is absolutely amazing."
Vision of bride's stunning traditional wedding brought to life
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Briefly News previously reported that a new bride is sure to be the envy of her friends for some time after the traditional wedding of her dreams came to life in spectacular fashion.
The Twitter post of the event does not give too many details of the ceremony away, but if the catchy outfits are anything to go by, it was a dazzling affair.
Pictures of the bride and her enthusiastic band of bridesmaids were shared online. Dressed in full traditional Venda attire complete with headgear, the group of women ushered in the wedding bells colourfully.
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Source: Briefly News