She wanted the blessing dress to mimic her wedding dress without being exact. I did a sweetheart neckline, diagonal gathers, a gathered skirt, and little cap sleeves. The back is pieced with the gathers on the bottom piece and has a lapped zipper and ties. I think it turned out really cute, and my client was happy which is the most important!
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