Mela Wilson's handmade heirloom dresses never go out of style, because they capture so purely the essense of youthful femininity. Your beautiful little girl will be the belle of any event when she wears this elegant dress made of the finest swiss batiste and circa 1932 French lace.
Flawless hand embroidery embellishes the front panel with pink roses, blue posies, and golden vines.
Fine French ecru lace finishes the neckline, sleeves, and hem to provide beautiful contrast to the smooth white 100% cotton swiss batiste fabric. Elegant ivory entre deaux lace graces the yoke and front panel and highlights the ruffle. Ivory satin ribbon is woven through 1.5" wide French lace on the sleeves.
Mela Wilson's white dress and slip are made of hand cut fine swiss batiste. Mela uses her vintage sewing machine to stitch the side seams. She hand stitches all other seams and embellishments.
This white dress is available for immediate delivery in size 12 Months only. Sizes 18 Months through 6X may be pre-ordered. Because Mela Wilson clothing is handmade-to-order, plan on up to 4 months for delivery.
The 12M dress measures 8.25" between the shoulder seams. It is 22" from top of shoulder seam to hem.
Mela Wilson's heirloom dresses are designed for a free-flowing generous fit. Therefore, your child can wear it as a tea-length dress this year and knee-length next year!
Mela Wilson learned the fine art of sewing, embroidery, and design while growing up in Peru. She now lives in Mobile, Alabama. Mela has been designing and hand sewing heirloom clothing for children for over 25 years. Her creations are true works of art, and Heirlooms To Be is very proud to offer this beautiful clothing for that special child in your life.