Summer Christening Gowns & Dresses

Planning a summer Christening or Baptism? Want a stunning outfit for your baby boy or girl in lighter pieces of cotton or breathable silks? Thinking shorter sleeves and lighter layers? Little Doves' range of handmade Summer Christening outfits will dress your baby in the finest and the best, with gorgeous clothes all handmade in England. From breathtaking heirloom styles through to modern-day couture creations, with delicate lace and exquisite hand embroidery delivering those details everyone will adore...


Sheer couture and elegance are two words to describe the Primrose Christening Gown.  Designed by Linda Patrick, the gown reflects English summer days with its flowing lines and delicate hand embroidered primroses. Although this christening gown shows primroses, Little Doves can incorporate any flower or motif into the design. The gown is created from 100% pure English cotton lawn with cotton lace.

Click this link to visit the Primrose Gown Page for full details including how to order.


Made from a silk dupion with its sailor look, the Edward Romper has a timeless quality that will never fade. The bodice has lovely lace detail with four antique sailor buttons decorating the front panel. The Edward Romper is also available with shorter legs, shorter sleeves. It can also be created without the collar if so desired.

Click this link to visit the Edward Romper Page for full details including how to order.


Made from 100%cotton lawn, the skirt has rows and rows of tiny pintucks, separated by the most gorgeous cotton insert lace ever. The skirt is fullsome and joins the bodice with tiny gathers. Based on a Victorian pattern the bodice is decorated wth lace insert panels. Wide lace robings continue from the skirt, through the bodice and over the shoulder to create the most beautiful sleeves. A lovely lace frill completes the decoration on this little dress.

Click this link to visit the Anastasia Christening Dress Page for full details including how to order.


The Hayden Christening Romper is made from silk and has the most wonderful applique flower decoration on the front bodice. The bodice also features fine pintucks as well. A shirt collar and short sleeves with turn up detail compliments the design. Knee-length legs are pleated into the waist and fasten with poppers underneath.

Click this link to visit the Hayden Christening Romper Page for full details including how to order.


The Hemswell Gown is made from 100% silk dupion with Nottingham lace trim. It is based on the styles of the Edwardian era when delicate yolks and horizontal panelling was the fashion. The Hemswell Gown is available in white or ivory silk. A Satin or cotton version can also be made on request.

Click this link to visit The Hemswell Gown Page for full details including how to order.


Easy to tailor to suit a boy or girl, the Birth Flower Christening Gown is created in 100% pure silk dupion and has classic lines. The bodice is decorated with vertical bands of pintucks and satin ribbon. Short sleeves with cuff detail and a small collar compliment the style. But the beauty of the gown lies in the skirt where your choice of flower is carefully embroidered using a variety of stitches to give this gown the Wow Factor.

Click this link to visit The Birth Flower Collection for full details including how to order.

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