Threads Logo Threads Logo Facebook Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram Favorite Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Close Icon Video Play Icon Indicator Arrow Icon Close Icon Hamburger/Search Icon Plus Icon
Gallery

First Communion Dress

Jul 18, 2011
Article Image

This was the first time I have made a first communion dress. But my neice wanted a dress done her way. So I agreed. She choose an out of print Guinne Sax from my collection. We removed the 3 teir ruffle from the back for an updated look. Changed the neck from a crew neck to a small v neck. She choose her fabric a crisp white dull satin, her organza with a pearlized sheen. We went to Embroidery Online where she choose her embroidery design for the center of the organza overskirt. A cross with flowers at the base and two doves. The botton edge of the overskirt is in satin ribbon folded in half and sewen all the way around. The bodice has small pearls scattered since she really wanted pearls but no lace of any kind. Boy for an 8 year old she knew down to the detail what she wanted. I am in trouble w hen she hits her teens. But both her and her mother were very  happy with the dress. The veil is just a headband covered in fleece then covered in the same white satin with white pearls and flowers. The same organza was used for the veil portion.

Sign up for the Threads Eletter

Get the latest from Threads delivered straight to your inbox.

×
Discuss

Threads Insider

Get instant access to hundreds of videos, tutorials, patterns and more.

Start Your Free Trial

Already an Insider? Log in

Subscribe to Threads today

Save up to 37% and get a free gift

Subscribe

Discuss

  1. User avater JonMaxwell October 8th

    wow very cute and nice dress

Log in or create an account to post a comment.

More From Threads

Threads Insider Exclusives

View All
View All

Highlights

  • Sign up for the Threads Eletter

    Get the latest from Threads delivered straight to your inbox.

  • SewStylish

    SewStylish

    Take a look inside the pages of SewStylish Spring 2017.

  • CraftStylish

    CraftStylish

    Expert craft tutorials, news, and tips for sewing, knitting, crochet, quilting, paper crafts, embroidery, jewelry making, and more!