Gifts That Tie Generations Together

This Gallery Page shows some of the outfits we’ve made in the various styles.  If you click on the thumbnail picture, it will enlarge so you can see the detail better.  The titles correspond to blog articles for these outfits so you can find the story about them if you click on the title below the picture. For current samples and stories about the outfits, click on our news tab at the top of the page.  We add photos and client comments weekly.

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Angel Style Gown Examples

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Our Princess Style Gown Examples

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Unisex Gowns

Angel Style Examples

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Bishop Style Examples

Ornate Bishop Style Examples

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Wife’s Wedding Gown and Husband’s Wedding Tie Combine to Create Christening Outfit

 

 

Rompers

Rompers with Faux Vest

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Rompers with Pleated Bodice


 

Combo Packages

Gown & Romper Combos

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Click on photo to enlargeChristening Gown, Romper and Accessories from Mom’s Wedding Dress



Click on photo to enlargeFrench Gabardine and Lace

 

 

Unisex Gown & Robe Combos

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Unisex Gown & Overlay Combos

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 Ceremonial Robes

Click on photo to enlargeA Robe and Jewelry Pouch

Click on photo to enlargeBeadwork From Wedding Dress Enhances Robe

Click on photo to enlargeChristening Gown Features a Lovely Belt

We wanted to use some of the lovely bead work but didn't want to make the robe too feminine so we created strips from the bead work and satin fabric to run down both sides of the robe openingChristening Gown Features a Lovely Belt

Jackets

Click on photo to enlargeJoyce Converts Her Wedding Gown into a Christening Gown and Romper

Click on photo to enlargeTwins Receive Christening Gown Made from Grandmother’s Wedding Dress

Click on photo to enlargeConverting a Wedding Dress into a Romper for a Christening

Click on photo to enlargeChristening Outfits – Including a Boy’s Tuxedo Jacket

Accessories

Bonnets

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Bibs

We made a simple graphic element from the satin piping to put on the bib.CG-SennerC-ensemble-3CG-HoferA-christeninggown-05CG-SterrazzaP-christeninggown-04CG-MesarosM-christeninggown-03sample bib01

 

Booties

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Headbands

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Boy’s Hats

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Panties

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Kerchiefs

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Bow Tie Pins

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Jewelry Pouch

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Tooth Fairy Pillows

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Ring Pillows

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Wedding Dress Teddy Bears

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THIS Sunday is Third Sunday at Front Street and Fairy Godmother Creations WILL be open from 11a-4p. It looks to be a great event for the whole family. Many of the studios here at Front Street will be open, I'll have some snacks available along with interactive displays and information about who we are and what we do. I also have some handmade items available for sale. Come into our warm and cozy studio and say hi, have a homemade brownie (or two or three), see our view and then wander the other studios and see the wonder of art and talent that calls Front Street home. THIS Sunday from 11a-4p at 1001 E. 2nd Street. Just East of Downtown Dayton. If you've not been here yet, you really have to come. :)
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Michelle Hunt sent us her wedding dress looking for an ornate unisex christening gown to be made for her daughter and any future children and grandchildren to wear. Her wedding dress had some stunning lace and a lot of seams to work around. We were even able to incorporate a little of the bling.
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Michelle Hunt sent us her wedding dress looking for an ornate unisex christening gown to be made for her daughter and any future children and grandchildren to wear.  Her wedding dress had some stunning lace and a lot of seams to work around.  We were even able to incorporate a little of the bling.

Fairy Godmother Creations added 2 new photos.

Rory Adams sent us four shirts. She wanted two bears so sent one shirt for the main bear and the second shirt as accents for paws and ear pads.
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Rory Adams sent us four shirts.  She wanted two bears so sent one shirt for the main bear and the second shirt as accents for paws and ear pads.

Patricia Schoeler sent a stole that belonged to her beloved aunt and she shared this note: "As kids, my sister and I could only pronounce "Moo". She was such a good sport and was known as "Auntie Moo" ever since. This is for me right now but I will pass it on to the younger kids some day." ... See MoreSee Less

Patricia Schoeler sent a stole that belonged to her beloved aunt and she shared this note: As kids, my sister and I could only pronounce Moo.  She was such a good sport and was known as Auntie Moo ever since.  This is for me right now but I will pass it on to the younger kids some day.