Simple slip idea:

Embroidery idea for the slip –

Parent's names and wedding date &
Baby's date of birth with
some heirloom embroidery.

Room can also be left to add other family members.

Wedding Gown Conversion

The beginning tradition of a family – a wedding! A woman is never more beautiful than on her wedding day. Imagine taking that beauty and extending the life of her gown for generations to come!

I can take your wedding gown or other family heirloom and turn it into a most special Christening layette.

By mixing traditional heirloom and modern techniques, you’re sure to have a one of a kind ensemble which can grow as the family does.

I use as much of the original decoration from your wedding gown as possible – both the gown and the veil.

By using antique to contemporary techniques, simplified smocking and Victorian embroidery, the imagination is the only limitation to your new family keepsake.

Here are some photos of a previous conversion:

The original wedding gown:

All the pieces waiting to be put together:

The finished christening gown:

Booties, bib and bonnet also made from original gown: