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About that dress..

February 5, 2008

Remember this…

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well.. it was put temporarily on hold due to the fact that my mother-in-law thinks there isn’t enough fabric.  I was so bummed… look at the beautiful job she did with the children’s Baptismal gown.. (made from the train to my gown)

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and the embroidery she did on the top…. *the picture stinks but you get the idea…

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There was an absolutely beautiful bonnet too, but it got lost at the church after the Big girl’s baptism… sadness…

Well, we might have come up with a solution.  The big girl and I are meeting with a local seamstress who has some ideas about how to deal with the shortness of fabric… 🙂  YAY!  Now… big girl… get well, so that we can meet with Elaine on Saturday! Wahoo!  Plus I think she’ll be so thrilled to get to try on various sample dresses to pick one out…

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. February 5, 2008 6:38 pm

    The baptismal gown is beautiful. I’m sure something equally impressive will come of the wedding dress.

  2. holly permalink
    February 5, 2008 11:09 pm

    That dress is beautiful and your daughter will be just as beautiful in it. It will all work out.

  3. chanknits permalink
    February 6, 2008 9:22 am

    There was a gifted seamstress named Elaine here too. I hope your Elaine works magic!!!

  4. February 6, 2008 10:34 am

    Not enough fabric from all that dress for a little one? Yikes!
    The baptism gown is just gorgeous!!

  5. February 6, 2008 12:05 pm

    Thanks for the kind words on my knitted puppy!

    As for the Harry Potter cookie cutters, I searched those down on ebay after seeing someone giving them away in a blog give-away to celebrate the release of Deathly Hallows.

    They are Wilton and I think from the early 2000s. Probably released when the first movie came out. When HP merchandise was based on the illustrations, not Daniel Radcliff.

  6. kadezmom permalink
    February 6, 2008 4:48 pm

    No wonder you are so talented…..you are genetically inclided to be so! I’m sure something will get figured out. Glad you liked the skirt….I was feeling a bit out there with it.

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