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For First Communion Dresses, I accept pre-orders up to one year in advance. ****Please note**** I am cutting back on the number of orders I take this year for 2016 First Communion season. The usual flood of orders in Jan/Feb has just been too difficult to turnaround within the short time frame. Please order early - like NOW - to guarantee your order will be taken. (I already have orders for May 2016!!) This assures your spot in my production schedule. I request updated measurements in January.

This First Communion Dress (with or without the collar) has a 100% Silk Organza overskirt and sleeves, with the bodice and underskirt in Silk Shantung (a refined Dupioni).

The bodice is delicately hand-embroidered with silk ribbon rosettes, white silk floss stems, pale green leaves, and seed pearls. The embroidery is framed with five rows of pintucks on either side. Collar is trimmed with French lace and sweet, delicate embroidered roses. If purchased without the collar, the neckline will be trimmed in the French lace. If you would like the dress without the collar, please indicate that in message to seller.

Both the underskirt and overskirt are a very full 90" in diameter. The dress ties in the back with a full organza bow.

Length of gown is "t-length" - just below the calf.

The dress is completely lined in 100% Cotton Batiste with an attached slip.


To help make sure that your day is special and unique, we offer to make sure that we do not provide a dress like yours to anyone else in your First Communion ceremony – our “One of a Kind” promise. You can also be confident that if you tell your friends where to find “sweet, little girl” First Communion dresses, everyone will have a unique dress! Designs are reserved on a first ordered, first reserved basis. Please indicate in message to seller your parish name.

At Check-Out, please provide your Parish name, City and State. We will keep track of the style you purchased and not accept orders for the same design for your ceremony.

For standard size gowns and other designs please check out my 2nd shop:

For embroidery of name/date on slip, please see my listing:

The back closes with five mother-of-pearl buttons.

For French Seams, please see my listing:

For proper storage, please see my Heirloom Preservation Kit listing:

For coordinating "American Girl" doll dress, please check out my listing:

All overseas orders are shipped via Fedex. Buyer is responsible for duties/taxes/customs charges.

Silk Shantung is an elegant heirloom fabric found only in specialty boutiques and custom dress shops. It is "pearl" white - a shade between bright white and off white - giving the gown a rich, creamy look. Natural silk fabrics have slubs which are an inherent part of the fibers - these should not be mistaken for flaws in the fabric. Only gowns made of natural fibers (silk, 100% cotton) are truly heirloom quality, and will not yellow with time. In my home custom sewing business, this is the most preferred fabric for First Communions!

Girls Heirloom First Communion Dress or Flower Girl - SIlk Shantung, Silk Organza - Ava

$310.00 USD
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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: silk organza, cotton batiste, french lace, silk ribbon, silk floss, mother of pearl buttons, silk shantung
  • Made to order
  • Ships from Missouri, United States to select countries.
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