PICTURE: "God Speed!" (1900) by Edmund Blair Leighton | by japanstuff in HubPages on May 10, 2009 | (Cont. from above) That simplicity also means that they're much much comfier to wear than the modern meringue style of wedding dress & much easier to make, too. In fact, they're so simple in terms of construction that if you know your way around a sewing machine, you can probably make 1 yourself. Here are my top tips & the Simple Dress pattern for making your own medieval wedding dress.