IT can make or break any bride’s big day.
Guests will remember its colour, the pattern and every last stitch long after the celebrations have concluded.
By her admission there is “something magical about a wedding” and despite lovingly and carefully handcrafting wedding dresses for more than two decades, Melinda O’Donoghue still gets a thrill out of being a part of the experience.
In the front room of her family’s Gurley property Kirramingly, near Moree in the state’s North West, the hum of a sewing machine will fill the house as she is busy making dresses for brides-to-be from across the state and beyond.
Brides from all over NSW and from as far away as Queensland, Perth and even America have enlisted Melinda’s help in creating the perfect…