Q How do I know which size to order?
A All First Blessings Christening gowns / outfits are made to order so just choose the closest size to your babys weight. Once I have received your order I will contact you to obtain some measurements so I can make the items to fit your baby perfectly for the Christening day.
Q How much time do you need to make a Christening gown or outfit?
A I usually dispatch within 2 - 3 weeks of receiving your order and measurements, if you need an item sooner just let me know, I will always do my best to help.
Q Do you have any Christening clothes in stock?
A Yes I do hold a small selection of stock items but most of my Christening and Baptism wear is made to order.
Q I need a Christening gown / christening outfit urgently can you help?
A I will always do my best to help, call or email me with the date details and the design of gown / outfit you would like and I will do my best to assist, I have helped customers in the past who needed something within 24 hours!
Q I would really like my son to wear a Christening gown but my husband is not comfortable with this, do you have any suggestions?
A How about a romper suit with a detachable skirt? This offers the best of both tradition and versatility and keeps Mum and Dad happy, see the Convertible gown section, most of the romper suits can be adapted to have the detachable Christening gown skirt.
Q I have a booked date for my babys Christening but it quite a while away and I am worried my son or daughter will have outgrown the gown before the Christening day! When should I order?
A I appreciate as much notice as possible. If your date is more than 6 weeks away I am happy to take a small £10 booking deposit, I can then allocate the time for your order in my diary. I usually wait until approximately 5/6 weeks before the date to request the up to date measurements to ensure a lovely fit. The balance will be due at this time also. This way you can rest assured that I will be able to fit in your order and you can be sure of a lovely fit for the Christening day.
Q How do I pay the booking deposit?
A Just email me with the date of the Christening, the date and the design you would like to order and I will create a custom listing for you to purchase through the secure link on the website.
Q What measurements will you need?
A This all depends on the items you require, please take a look at the 'How to order Page' for full information.
Q How soon after ordering will I receive my Christening outfit?
A I usually dispatch within 2 weeks of receiving your order and the measurements. If your order is urgent let me know and I will do my best to help.
Q I need a Christening gown / outfit urgently can you help?
A Give me a call or email me with the date and the design you would like and I will do my best to help you. A contact telephone number is helpful too.
Q Can I upgrade the postage to special next day delivery?
A Yes, just email for pricing details including your postcode.
Q I am really nervous about measuring my baby for their Christening outfit, what if I send the wrong measurements?
A Please rest assured, I will guide you and if any of the measurements look unusual I will ask you to remeasure, I am only a call away, First Blessings offer a very personal bespoke service.
Q My child is bigger than the sizes that are offered, do you do larger sizes Christening wear?
A Yes, I can make the designs in larger sizes, there may be a slight price increase, email or call me to discuss.
Q I would like my babys name / monogram added to the christening outfit is this possible?
A Yes First Blessings offer a full embroidery service just ask for details.
Q Does First Blessings undertake special commissions?
A I will consider any designs you have in mind for Christening, Naming, Dedication and Weddings.
Q What is Satin back dupion? Is it shiny?
A Satin back dupion is Faux silk, it is a matte fabric with a shiny underside (wrong side). It is a beautiful fabric which is fully washable and it does not crease. I sometimes use the 'wrong' shiny side of the fabric for the underside of collars. It is perfect for all Christening wear.
Q Do you only use satin dupion or can I have raw silk dupion?
A Yes I also offer my Christening wear in raw silk dupion.
Q Do you ship overseas?
A Yes First Blessings Christening wear ship worldwide.
Q I would really like matching accessories to compliment the design of christening gown or outfit I have chosen do you have a range?
A Yes I can make matching, booties, hats, bonnets, bibs and shawls and a selection of Christening Gifts, please visit the relevant section on my website.
Q Can the Christening gown or Christening Romper suit have long or short sleeves and trousers?
A Yes the choice is entirely yours, just let me know your preference.
Q I have a question that is not answered here? Can I call you
A Yes of course, I would love to hear from you - 01202 488594 / 07843 866778 or email me: firstname.lastname@example.org