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Donna Johnson sent her wedding dress in to have christening outfits made forher grandchild and future grandchildren. She also asked us to make a ring pillow for her daughter’s future wedding. The gown was from the 1970s and had some lovely floral applique. The applique had colored over time and there wasn’t anything we could do about the color, so we incorporated it and the whole ensemble had a lovely heirloom quality to it.
Michaela had us make both a gown and a romper from her wedding dress. The romper will be worn by her son and the gown will be put away for future daughters and grandddaughters.
Linda Lotton wanted two complete christening outfits made from her wedding dress. Her dress was not very large so we augmented her fabrics just a little in order to get the two full outfits. Each set consisted of a christening gown, boy’s romper, boy’s cap and a headband. Olga and I were pleased with the results–and so was Linda.
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Patricia Sterrazza sent her wedding dress to be made into christening outfits for her soon-coming first child and any future children. We ended up with a very complete ensemble for both a boy and a girl.
Molly Anderson sent her wedding dress to have a unisex outfit made for her son and future children. We ended up making it dramatically long. We also made a bonnet, boy’s cap, unisex booties and a couple of kerchiefs with the fabrics from her dress.