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Baby One More Time: Creating a Christening Gown From a Wedding Gown Train

by Lisa Beth Miller Arielle and Daniel Hedrick’s 2017 wedding was a memorable and meaningful day for all, even their beautiful future daughter! Plans for the wedding began with dress shopping. Like most brides, Arielle had a checklist of essential qualities she needed for her chosen wedding attire. “I definitely wanted a dress that had a long train. I knew I wanted to use my wedding dress for what I hoped would be my future daughter’s baptism dress,” Arielle explained. Arielle’s dress dreams came true when she found her gown at Amy’s Bridal Boutique in downtown Manassas. There, she discovered a beautifully unique Justin Alexander gown. The dress featured a sweetheart neckline, layers of tulle and lace, an A-line silhouette, and of course, a dramatic train! “My train was cathedral length.  The buttons started in the middle of the back …

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