Pintucks, lace ribbon beading and entredeux make a pretty yoke. French lace and
entredeux trim the neckline. The puff sleeves repeat the yoke with pintucks, entredeux, and lace ribbon beading. More lace
and ribbon beading trim the edges of the sleeves. The smocking is all in white and incorporates satin ribbon and pearls. Pintucks
and lace are at the hem. Sash back. Imperial Batiste
Size 6 length 35"
Anna’s mother wanted an
heirloom dress with a touch of blue for Anna’s First Communion. Maureen came up with this lovely dress of 100% cotton
fine batiste. The bodice is composed of Swiss handloom embroidery, Swiss beading and lots of entredeux and French lace and
tucks. The skirt features a fancy band of entredeux, French lace and Swiss beading with lots of pintucks. A gorgeous lace
trimmed ruffle and a wide sash complete the skirt. The puff sleeves have entredeux, beading and lace.
|100% cotton fine batiste
"Empire Bodice" 100% cotton Swiss Batiste empire bocice. Bodice
is pintucked and shadow embroidered. The neckline, sleeves, and hem have satin piping. Feather stitching adorns the bosice,
sleeves, and neckline. Satin ribbon sash. Covered bottons. Dress is fully lined.
Size 8 Length 40"
|Empire Bodice 100% cotton batiste
White Imperial Batiste smocked bodice from shoulders in shades of turquoise, peach,
and white. French lace trims. Ruffled collar, wide ruffle at hem. Sashed waist.
Sizw 7 Length 36.5"
|Imperial Batiste smocked bodice
Tailored, but feminine. White Imperial batiste whipcord piping Peter Pan collar and
cuffs. Smocked in white with shades of green and pink. Sashed waist. Large tuck in hem.
|White Imperial batiste. Peter Pan collar
This dress is a modern heirloom dress. The empire bodice
is comprised of pintucks, Swiss beading, entredeux and lace. The sleeves are simple cap sleeves with entredeux and lace. The
skirt has lovely smocking all around trimmed with lots of pearls and bullion roses. The hem is simple with two tucks. This
dress would also be lovely with puff sleeves and a fancy band of lace. 100% fine cotton batiste.
|100% fine cotton batiste
White Imperial Batiste princess waist dress
with sashed waist. Smocked bishop collar with vine of roses and bluebonnets. Collar and puffed sleeves are trimmed with French
lace insertion and edging.
Size 8 Length 36"
Sleeveless waisted dress of Imperial batiste. Tucks trim the front
bodice. French lace trimmed ruffles at the sleeves, neckline, and sash. Hand feather stitching trims the ruffles.
8 Length 36"
Imperial batiste with blue smocking embellished with pink rosebuds,
blue forget me nots with a green vine. French lace and entredeux trim a round collar. French lace, entredeux, and beading
with blue ribbon on puff sleeves. Sashed back.
Size 8 Length 36"
A wonderful heirloom dress for a flower girl or for a First Communion.
Hand embroidery on the lace trimmed bodice. Lace and entredeux trim the neckline and shaped sleeves. Scallop shapped lace
with embroidery trim the skirt near the hemline. Lace insertion and wide lace trim the hem. Extensive use of imported lace
is expensive. This is a true heirloom meant to be handed down to the next generation. 100% cotton Swiss
Size 6 European Length 35"