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Handmade First Holy Communion Dresses

  I've always considered crafting custom First Holy Communion dresses among my favorite work projects. This sacrament holds immense significance for each girl, who eagerly anticipates finding or creating her own special dress for the sacred occasion. This year, I had the pleasure of creating more Communion dresses, including collaborating with local girls to bring their visions to life.     One particularly memorable project involved a girl and her mother who visited Anagrassia Sip'n Sews to transform the mother's wedding gown into a First Communion dress. Together, we embarked on a journey of design, pattern-making, beadwork, fabric cutting, sewing, and fittings. It was a joyous experience collaborating with them, and I was very impressed by the mother's sewing skills and...

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Communion Dress Handmade from Mother's Wedding Dress

This unique communion dress was made from the mother's ball gown wedding dress. It features a beaded bodice, cap sleeves, and a beautiful silk organza skirt with a silk lining and sash with a big bow – all combining to create a stunning and sustainable fashion statement perfect for the sacrament and special occasion.

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Matching Flower Girl and Junior Bridesmaid Dresses

Wedding photos by the incredible wedding photographer, Ben Finch.   The only thing I enjoy more than making beautiful dresses is seeing them worn, and witness the joy they clearly bring to so many! I am thrilled to share some photos of flower girls and junior bridesmaids in custom made Anagrassia dresses. It was a pleasure to work with the bride, the lucky aunt to all these flower girls and page boys! In this wedding party, the smiles are extra special because they are all part of the same family. It is a celebration of generations of commitment and the best fruits of this love.        For the girls, the bride chose from three different style dresses.  The youngest girls...

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