An Early 20th Century French Communion Gown

I bought this cotton organdy gown two summers ago at a street market in Paris. I had meant for it to be a first communion gown for my daughter but I realized it was much too big, and to tell you the truth, it was very inexpensive.  I just wanted it. Today we finally found […]

Finished First Communion Dress

Saturday was Lily’s First Communion Day. It was  a lovely day and here are some photos I would like to share. If you read my previous post about making this dress, Lily had some rather grandiose ideas and I was pretty tired out from making the wedding gown so I tried to talk her into something simpler […]

Making A First Communion Dress: Simplicity 3984

First of all let me introduce you properly to Miss L. Here she is at almost two years old. She has been a diva since day one.. Oy Vey! And here she is “in character” for her role as Amber in the musical Hair Spray. The makeup was only for the play. Don’t start thinking […]