I have seen this before and love it every time. I am leaning more and more towards a tea length or high low skirt. -High-low hem lace wedding dress, love the skirt so much! And a link to the "top ten short wedding dresses".
There are some good sewing tips and free patterns here. Another pinner said: This is the most useful website for sewing clothes I've ever seen. Free patterns for men, women and children, techniques, detailed "how-to's"