Gifts That Tie Generations Together

Christening Girls Outfits

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Emmy1OOOOOHHHH, pictures! Kelly Butcher sent pictures of her daughter in the Christening outfit we created for her from her Mother’s wedding dress.

I absolutely LOVE getting to see the outfits being worn and isn’t this one such a cutie?

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Boy and Girl Christening Outfits from Mom’s Wedding dress

FrostD romper01webDolores 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 of matching booties and a gathered rose corsage from the wedding dress.

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Grandchildren Christening Ensemble from Wedding Dress

PetersonC02webCathy Peterson sent her wedding dress to have a baptism ensemble made for her grandchildren. She chose to get our gown/romper combo that includes a girl’s gown, a boy’s romper and a head piece. We also made a ring pillow and kerchief.

Her WD had a limited amount of satin that we used on the bodice of the gown and for the faux vest on the romper. This ensemble took just about every square useable inch of the wedding dress.

Christening Gown and Romper for Grandchildren

Cynthia Bauknecht sent her wedding dress to get a christening gown and romper combo for her grandchildren to wear.  Here gown worked well with our “princess” style.  It gave us a chance to use the lovely lace from the WD skirt.  For the romper, we treated the organza and the lining fabric as one fabric on the pants to give them a more elegant look.

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Bohemian Christening Gown with Lace

Adrienne Sommers sent her wedding dress to have a baptism outfit made for her granddaughter.  She told us that her granddaughter was going to be raised in a Bohemian/Natural style so I decided to change up the design a bit.  I wanted the gown to have a free-lowing, angelic quality so we went with our “princess” style and I made the sleeves from lace and kept them wide (almost like wings).  We also made a tooth fairy pillow.

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Romance and Style in Christening Gown

Stephanie Smith loved the romance of her wedding dress so we tried to capture that in the christening gown we made for her daughter.  With a mermaid style wedding dress, we are limited when it comes to the length of christening gown we can get.  However, we were pleased with the outcome and so was Stephanie
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