Grandmother’s Wedding Dress Converted to Gifts

Kathleen O’Connor sent her wedding dress from 1956 to have a number of Christmas gifts made, including a unisex christening outfit for her grandchildren and great grand children to use. Her wedding dress was covered in lace so we tried to really bring out the...

Unique Christening Gown from Wedding Dress

Kari Jamicich sent her wedding dress to have a unisex gown made for her son to wear for his baptism. Her wedding dress was made of pretty thick poly satin so we went with our “Bishop” style gown. Because the gown had seams falling in inconvenient places, I...

Grandchildren Christening Ensemble from Wedding Dress

Cathy Peterson sent her wedding dress to have a baptism ensemble made for her grandchildren. She chose to get our gown/romper combo that includes a girl’s gown, a boy’s romper and a head piece. We also made a ring pillow and kerchief. Her WD had a limited...

Flower Girl’s Train Skirts from Wedding Dress

Kathleen Hoppe sent her wedding dress to have two little train skirts for her daughters to wear as flower girls in their uncle’s wedding. Kathleen’s dress had lots of gathered organza ruffles–which gave me quite a challenge to tame smile emoticon In...

Princess Gown from Grandmother’s Wedding Dress

Kelly Butcher sent her mother’s wedding dress to have this christening outfit made for her first daughter. The fabrics worked well in our “princess” style with a flowing skirt. We tried to incorporate the lace where possible. We also made a matching...

Christening Gown and Romper for Grandchildren

Cynthia Bauknecht sent her wedding dress to get a christening gown and romper combo for her grandchildren to wear.  Here gown worked well with our “princess” style.  It gave us a chance to use the lovely lace from the WD skirt.  For the romper, we treated...
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