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Christening

Irish Christening

Communion

Baby Items

Special Occasion

Testimonials

Marianne's clothing are exquisite. She is a true professional in her craft - every detail, every stitch, every button, all the embroidery- is done beautifully and to perfection. She was wonderful to work with, listened to my requests, and fulfilled them beyond my expectations. The Christening Romper for both my boys was absolutely gorgeous - they looked so handsome and it made the day that much more special!

~ Renita

Flowers

Gown Preservation

Flowers

Professional Christening Gown Preservation

Smocked Treasures strongly advises you to research thoroughly when determining who you trust with the preservation of your christening gown. Here is a list of important questions to ask any preservation specialist:

Do-It-Yourself Christening Gown Preservation

The following procedures are based on generally accepted methods of preservation and are similar to museums#&039; and good preservation companies techniques. Please note that the effectiveness of your preservation will depend on the care you take when cleaning and packaging your heirloom. Should you be unsure of any part of the procedure, Smocked Treasures recommends that you consult a textile conservation professional. Packing your own gown will take time and materials can be costly, but you can do it.

Materials You Will Need

Acid Free Boxes (with tissue included) are available from Smocked Treasures or perhaps at your local dry cleaners. Be sure to use only unbuffered acid free tissue, not colored tissue of any sort.

Steps to Preserve Your Treasures