The Flower Girl Dress
I enjoy sewing pretty little girl dresses, especially matching ones, so I was excited about this project! My niece asked my daughter to be a flower girl and also asked if I would sew the dresses. The bride was incredibly accommodating.
Does the bride pay for the flower girl dress?
The bride and groom pay for the flowers – flower baskets, bouquets, petals, and floral hair wreaths – and the bride chooses the flower girl dress. This tradition (the bride choosing the dress, the flower girl’s parents paying for the dress and accessories) is still followed in today’s weddings.
How much should a flower girl dress cost?
A flower girl dress will cost you between $50 and $150 on average, but don’t forget to factor in the cost of alterations, shoes, stockings, and other accessories.
What color should flower girl dresses be?
The flower girl dress is traditionally a look-alike bridal gown, which is often white; however, many brides prefer the flower girl wear white as a symbol of sweetness and purity.
How old is a flower girl usually?
Junior bridesmaids are typically between the ages of 8 and 14, and walk down the aisle just before the adult bridesmaids. Flower girls are typically under the age of 8, whereas junior bridesmaids are typically between the ages of 8 and 14. Junior bridesmaids carry a bouquet rather than a petal basket, and walk down the aisle just before the adult bridesmaids.
Who buys the maid of honor dress?
So, even though the bride traditionally chooses the attire, each attendant is expected to cover the costs of their entire ensemble, from their dress (or jumpsuit, or whatever look they’re rocking) all the way down to their accessories, according to etiquette.
Is it easy to sew a dress?
Sewing a dress may appear to be a difficult task, but it is actually a great beginner project if you choose a simple style and a simple fabric. The key to sewing a dress is to treat it as a series of components.
Does flower girl dress have to match bride?
There is no hard and fast rule that your flower girl dress must match the color of your wedding gown; some brides choose classic ivory flower girl dresses to match their wedding gowns, while others choose flower girl dresses to match the color of their bridesmaids.
Does the flower girl give the bride a gift?
Is it necessary to get my flower girl a gift? Whether or not you paid for the girls’ flower dresses, it’s still polite for a bride to thank her for walking down the aisle and being a part of your celebration with a small gift, similar to what you’d give a bridesmaid.
How many flower girl can I have?
But don’t worry, there’s no rule that says a wedding party can’t have more than one flower girl; in fact, having two or three flower girls makes things easier for the kids.
Should the mother of the bride wear the same color as the bridesmaids?
The short answer is yes, but you have to get it right. While some may think it’s impolite for a mother of the bride or groom to match the bridesmaids too closely, tradition dictates that the moms should dress in a way that complements the bridal party.
Is it OK to ask your bridesmaids to pay for their dresses?
If the bride can afford it, paying for the dress or a portion of the cost for each of her bridesmaids is a thoughtful gesture. In general, bridesmaids are expected to pay for their own dresses and accessories, as well as hair and makeup appointments and transportation to the wedding.
What does a flower girl need?
She usually carries a basket full of petals, but she can also carry wrapped candies or confetti, or she can carry a single bloom, a pomander (a lush ball of flowers), or blow bubbles instead of scattering the aforementioned items.