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...

Teddy Bear from Dad’s Shirt Makes Treasured Gift

Kathy Guerrero’s daughter wanted only one Christmas present this year: a teddy bear made from her late father’s shirt. Kathy put her trust in us to get a special bear made for her daughter. We used the softer lining material for the bear and the outer...

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...

Baptism Outfit from Both Grandmothers’ Wedding Dresses

Denise Durick asked us to make a baptism outfit that combined her wedding dress and her daughter’s mother-in-law’s wedding dress. The two dresses were pretty different in color and design so it took some time to figure out how to best combine them. Our...

Teddy Bears in Memory of Dad

Jean Bott sent some of her late father’s clothing to have bears made for family members as Christmas gifts. We tried to mix the fabrics up a bit and used the one plain white shirt as the consistent element to make them all a family. She had also sent some shirts...

T-Shirt Quilt Makes Great Gift for Son

T-shirt quilts are very popular with graduating seniors and Gerri Walsh wanted to get one made for her son’s birthday. His school colors are red and white so most of the shirts were red and white with touches of black and grey. I used the major graphics within...

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...

Custom Ornate Unisex Christening Gown

Jennifer Bean sent her mother’s wedding dress to have a unisex christening gown made for the family to use. Although the gown was meant to be used for both boys and girls, we did use the lovely lace and chiffon from the original dress. We also made a matching...

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....
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