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 addition to the skirts, we made a couple of kerchiefs, a jewelry pouch and a wedding garter.

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Flower Girl’s Dress from Wedding Dress

BrothersK01webKathleen Brothers sent her wedding dress to be made into a flower girl’s dress for her daughter to wear to her uncle’s wedding. We also made a matching headband and panties as well as a wedding garter.

Sleeveless Christening Gown for Daughter

DykmanM01webMeghan Dyckman sent her wedding dress to have a christening gown made for her first daughter. She wanted a sleeveless gown in our princess style. She also ordered a wedding garter for the future.


Wedding Dress Converted to Heirloom Gifts

Susan Patricia decided to take full advantage of the materials from her dress when she sent it to us.  She wanted a variety of items made for her children, grandchildren and future grandchildren.  We made a couple of wedding garters, some embroidered kerchiefs and a ring pillow.  We pulled the satin binding from three baby blankets and replaced it with the satin from the wedding dress.  We also made a couple of sashes for future wedding bouquets, a Christmas ornament and a couple of zippered storage pouches.


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We took the outside edges of some of the lace and created a satin ribbon to make the garters[/ezcol_1third][ezcol_1third]

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The kerchiefs for her daughters have lace trim.  All three kerchiefs were embroidered with the recipient’s initial and “Love Mom” on them.[/ezcol_1third][ezcol_1third_end]

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The ring pillow used some of the lace and bead work.[/ezcol_1third_end]


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We pulled the original binding off these blankets and put new binding made from the WD satin.  We also added and embroidered heart label[/ezcol_1third][ezcol_1third]

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The ornament was made from a mix the veil tulle and some of the bits of lace and beadwork from the WD.[/ezcol_1third][ezcol_1third_end]

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The two zippered pouches were made from a patchwork of WD materials.[/ezcol_1third_end]


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These sashes are for wrapping a future bridal bouquet[/ezcol_1third][ezcol_1third]

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We made two stemmed roses for inserting into future bridal bouquets.[/ezcol_1third][ezcol_1third_end]

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We also used the materials from the veil and added lace from the WD to make a new veil.[/ezcol_1third_end]


Bridal Garter From Two Generations

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Claudette Areddy sent her wedding veil and her mother’s veil to have this garter made for her daughter’s upcoming wedding. We combined elements from both into the one garter so that Claudette’s daughter can have an heirloom from two previous generations to wear on her special day.

What Eliszabeth Did With Her Wedding Dress

In our “What You Can Do With A Wedding Dress” category, Elizabeth Kelly asked us to use her gown to create a couple of pillows, jewelry pouches and garters as gifts for family members.KellyE items01web

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