Christening Dress from Wedding Dress

Added Sep 24, 2008

by bluevenice22

Doylestown, Penn...

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Description

Made baby Leia’s christening gown, underslip, from her mom’s wedding gown.
Also made a bonnet and blanket to go with it.

Material Notes

Mom’s wedding gown was satin, lace and appliqued lace and pearls.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Credits

Mixed up parts of patterns (Butterick, Simplicity) and made some things up as I went along.

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    Dec 6, 2008, 08.51 PMby govinda

    i admire the creativity of this project, well-thought!

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    Sep 24, 2008, 08.34 PMby mcloughlinsarah

    this is absolutly beautiful, great job.

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    Sep 24, 2008, 09.56 AMby maldrich

    What an awesome recycling project! It makes me so happy that her daughter gets to wear mom’s wedding dress and yet can choose to get married in something that suits her when she’s older. If I didn’t wear my wedding dress to balls still… well, maybe I’ll still cut it. We’ll see :D

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