Allyson’s baptism dress


When Allyson told me she didn’t want any smocking on her baptism dress, I realized I needed a new plan.  I took Allyson with me to the store and she found this beautiful linen fabric with sheer butterflies all over it.  We agreed to line it in a pale lavender (her favorite color at the time) so the butterflies would stand out.  She also agreed that I could use a little bit of lace and do “not much” hand embroidery around the neckline.  The end results were beautiful, and my daughter was happy!  (pattern size 3-8 )

embroidery is pale green featherstitching, and lavender daisies.

* This dress is an example of what I can make.  For prices, please visit my Prices page.  If you are interested in having me custom make one for you, or looking for something specific, please contact me at missy@fairychildheirlooms.com or 480-216-4737.

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About Missy

I'm a wife to an awesome Army vet, and mother to four daughters and three step-sons! I love to sew. I learned to sew in 4H, and from my Oma while staying with her for a week or two in the summers as a young girl. I love to bake desserts. I would love to live on lots of land and own lots of animals. I've always been drawn to nature which has lead me towards a more natural and healthy lifestyle which I'm finally trying to bring back into my life, and those precious lives around me.
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One Response to Allyson’s baptism dress

  1. Crystal says:

    I love this fabric and how it goes all the way down to the floor. The symbolism of the butterfly and lightness of the fabric/style is perfect for a baptism.

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