Angel Dresses

Do you sew?  Are you wondering what to do with your old wedding or grad dress?  Is it just hanging in your closet waiting to be useful in some way?  Read how volunteers sew beautiful burial gowns for babies.

According to the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times, this organization collects “donated old and new wedding dresses, bridesmaids attire, grad gowns, and any formal wear with fabric the seamstresses can use. Kowalski is also on the hunt for donated trim or notions to enhance the gowns”.  Read more about this “labour of love” and how this team of seamstresses are making a difference for bereaved families.

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2 thoughts on “Angel Dresses

  1. After my husband passed I have wanted the train on my wedding dress turned into a shawl but didn’t know what to do with the rest of the dress. Would this be something you could do and then use the rest if my dress? Do you use only white dresses?

    • Hi Laura-Lea,
      I’m sorry to hear about the passing of your husband. Thank you for visiting the site and for your inquiry. From the article, it looks like you can contact: directly. I’m sure that these ladies would like to hear from you and would appreciate your dress donation. Take care!

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