Mini-Maid and Flower Girls
Added Aug 22, 2010
Fargo, North Dak...
My youngest sister got married yesterday, and my two daughters and my niece were all in the wedding. My sis asked if I would make their dresses, I said sure. Well, a week before the wedding, she FINALLY gets the fabric. The day before the wedding, she brings me the tulle for the overskirts, and the flower petals that I put in the tulle. The night before the wedding, she calls and asks if I can make 8 garters…no, my family doesn’t procrastinate at all… :D
It was a bit of a stressful week, but I got it done and nothing fell apart, so hooray.
Dresses: white stretch crepe-back satin. Shirred back, so yay for not having to mess with zippers or buttons. The tulle is gathered onto elastic and I just pinned them to the sashes so they wouldn’t fall down. My oldest daughter has a double-layered tulle skirt and a twisted sash made with both colors. Sorry I don’t have great pictures, I’ll try and track down some better ones once my photographer sis gets me a disc of the photos she took.
Pattern from New Look 6613
Crepe backed satin, satin, tulle
Elastic for the back, flower petals in the tulle skirts.