Christenings

Rosalind has designed an exquisite christening ensemble of gown, bonnet and shoes, all featuring hand smocked Dupion silk with many other embellishments.
 
Christening Gown
 
 
The christening gown, shown left in ivory, is full length and is intricately hand smocked across the front and at the cuffs in closely matched thread.  The front yoke is decorated with pin tucks and embroidered French knots.  The collar is decorated with hand worked bullion knot roses and together with the yoke is finished with miniature piping.  The hem features a deep tuck and a scalloped pin tuck further decorated with bullion knot roses and French knot embroidery.
 
The gown has full length sleeves and the back features a fully buttoned opening.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 







 
 
 
The christening gown is available to order, in sizes 6 months and 1 year.
 
 An ivory gown in size 6 months can be purchased now on-line on Folksy.com
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Cost for Christening Gown........£200
 
 
 
Matching Christening Bonnet
 
 
The hand smocked silk bonnet to match the christening gown, shown left in ivory, features a band of smocking to shape the front which is further embellished with bullion knot roses.  The front edge is trimmed with matching lace.
 
The back of the bonnet is gathered with a narrow matching ribbon making the size fully adjustable.
 
The bonnet is tied with wide matching ribbon.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The bonnet is available to purchase on-line on Folksy.com.

 
Cost for Christening Bonnet......£40
 
 
 
Christening Shoes
 
 
 
 
These wonderful silk, christening shoes have fully smocked and embroidered fronts and are fully lined and hand finished with fine silk bindings.
 
They fasten with narrow matching ribbons.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The christening shoes are available to order, in one size to fit size 6 month feet.  They can be purchased on-line on Folksy.com.
 
 
Cost for Christening Shoes .......£60
 
 
 
Matching Smocked Silk Photograph Album 
 
Photograph album, holding 140 standard prints available to order.  For details please see Smocked Silk Gifts.
 
Cost of Photograph Album .......£35
 
 
 
Unique Smocked Naming or Christening Ball  
 
 
This unique and highly individual gift can be personalised with the name(s) and birth or christening date of your child, all worked to order in smocked script.
 
The ball is further decorated with bullion knot roses in your colour of choice and is trimmed with white and coloured ribbons.
 
It makes an unusual keepsake that is delightful hung in the nursery.  
 
Please see detailed pictures shown below for the detail that is possible.  Pease note, in order to get the crispness of the script, the ball is created from cotton and not silk.
 
 
If you would like to order a personalised smocked ball, please contact Rosalind to discuss your requirements.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cost of Christening Ball ......£50
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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