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A Wedding Dress Legacy

A Wedding Dress Legacy

Stacey Paradise sent us her wedding dress and this note:

“This is my wedding dress from 2003. I’d like an ornate gown, romper, unisex bonnet and bib for my future grand babies. I have 3 daughters but I also have stage 4 breast cancer I would like to discuss wedding items for my 3 with you with what I have leftover.”

We made the christening items along with some memory flowers for her daughters to use some day in their wedding bouquets.

  

Wedding dress baptism romper in purple

Chantel Bailey sent her wedding dress to have a romper made for her son. Since her dress had some lovely panels of purple, we made a romper with a faux vest and used the purple on the vest. When it was done, it just seemed like a matching bow tie pin was called for. We also made a reversible bib.

Chantel also asked if I could make the bodice of her dress into a decorative pillow. I tried to keep it as close to the shape of the bodice as I could.

Flower Girl’s Dress from Wedding Dress

BrothersK01webKathleen Brothers sent her wedding dress to be made into a flower girl’s dress for her daughter to wear to her uncle’s wedding. We also made a matching headband and panties as well as a wedding garter.

Lace Makes Graceful Christening Outfit

Melanie Kilanowski-Doroh sent us her wedding dress to have an ornate unisex christening gown made with both a boy and girl bonnet and a bib.  Her WD had some lovely lace cut-out in the skirt and along the hem line and bead work that we tried to take full advantage of.

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A Dash of Color

Jo Ann Chance sent us her wedding dress to have baptism outfits made for her daughter and future grandchildren. There was quite a bit of excitement in the studio when her WD arrived because it had beautiful red satin and silver embroidery/bead accents.   We don’t get to work in color all that often with our Christening outfits.  All of us wanted to work on this project

JoAnn wanted our gown, romper and bonnet combo. She also added a boy’s cap, a bow tie pin and a protective bib.

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Son’s Romper from Wedding Dress

Courtney Bedillion sent her wedding dress to have a baptism romper and gown set made for her new son and any future babies and grandbabies. Her wedding dress had a lovely mesh with tiny silk flowers in small bunches that we tried to maximize in both the baptism gown and the romper. In addition to the gown and romper, we made a matching bonnet, protective bib and pretty hairband.

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