Numerical Knitting

July 22, 2008

Wedding recap

Filed under: Family,parenting — by bethc @ 10:55 am
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Flower Girl dress frontFlower Girl dress backWhile the wedding of my brother-in-law to his darling was not the wedding I would have chosen for myself, nor did it proceed at the pace I would have chosen, it was perfect for them and they were pleased. In the end, that, and a long and happy life together are what is important.

The flower girl dress turned out quite well if I do say so myself and the fit was perfect. The final formula, size four top and size eight length. I could have gone even longer, but I think it looked fine. The last minute trauma was the realization that one can not seem to purchase a half slip for a little girl. (As an aside, the sales women in the girls department at Sears didn’t even seem to know what a slip was…) So late Friday morning I cut apart an old slip my mother-in-law had and remade it into a slip to go under the dress.

Ring BarerFlower Girl in actionFor Bunny, there was much less sewing involved, I only had to shorten his pants. Easy-peasey after making a dress!

Both kids did a great job during the short, but very hot, service and I was quite impressed with the rent-a-pastor. I was particularly proud of how well Bunny did in the receiving line. Shaking everyone’s hand and looking them in the eye. I guess all that money on Tae Kwon Do has been well spent!

Ring Barer in actionDuring the reception, after the meal, the bride and groom performed. Him on keyboards and her on vocals. It was neat to see them do what they truly love. If you would like to hear more of my brother-in-law’s talents you can go here.

the bride and groom performColes PointOn the trip back we made a detour to go to a town which turned out only to have a bar and a post office, but had a great name, and thus photo op!

2 Comments »

  1. adorable dress. and, yeah, half slips for young girls do not exist in stores. that’s a shame because some dresses really *need* slips. isn’t it great to be a crafty mom who can handle these little issues? šŸ™‚

    teri

    Comment by mermaids — July 22, 2008 @ 12:01 pm |Reply

  2. I can see where the name would appeal to you. šŸ™‚

    The dress came out really cute! No half slips? Not even an awareness of what one was? Odd.

    Comment by Carrie K — July 22, 2008 @ 2:18 pm |Reply


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