What to do with a Wedding Dress

I frequently have people call and ask what I can do for them with their wedding dress.  Although FGC offers several options, they tend to be all over this web site so I created a new sub-page under Heirloom Gifts called “What to do with a Wedding Dress”...

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...

Boy and Girl Christening Outfits from Mom’s Wedding dress

Dolores Frost sent her wedding dress to have us make a romper for her son’s upcoming baptism and a gown for future children.  Her gown had some lovely embroidered mesh and bead work.  We used the mesh on both the gown and on the romper vest. We also made a pair...

Wedding Dress Turned Into Pillows

Maryann Heider still had her wedding dress after nearly 30 years.  Although her marriage had eventually ended in divorce, she wanted us to turn her wedding dress into three decorative pillows for her children for Christmas this year. We tried to take advantage of the...

Wedding Dress Converted to Blanket, Bears and Flowers

Judith Mosier sent her wedding dress to have us make several items including a patchwork blanket, a couple of bears, tooth fairy pillows, a couple of cabbage patch doll dresses and roses. Her wedding dress had limited amounts of lace that we placed on different...

Lovely Wedding Dress Blanket

June Varas had us turn the remnants of her WD into this baby blanket. I used the lace elements from her WD as applique on some of the squares and backed the patchwork top with soft fleece to make the blanket soft and cuddly.
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