Cheryl Olko sent her wedding dress to have us make a christening gown for her granddaughter to wear. The wedding dress was covered in lace and was very straight with a back slit. We flipped the skirt around and added a cascade and took advantage of all the beautiful lace and bead work.
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.
“Hi Liane, I can’t believe it’s taken me so long to get this picture to you. I had a boys outfit made & girls dress made in 2012. I had 3 beautiful boys who were adorable in their outfits. BUT then we had a little lady & OMg how stunning!!! Thank you so much. I love my wedding gown better now than ever before. Thank you again, Julie Rutigliano”
Joy Scott sent her wedding dress to have us make an heirloom christening gown for her granddaughter. The original dress had some lovely corded lace but not much lace trim so I chose to make a lace element on the front skirt and put the lace on the gown bodice. We used up pretty-much all of the lace in this little gown.
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.