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Helene Kruger – Donation 26 February 2019

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The fabric for this special little gown came from Australia and was handcrafted by Helene in 1973. A lector that was retiring did the delicate embroidery by hand under a magnifying glass while on a boat cruise! This special message accompanied the gown: “Dit gaan met seenwense na daardie spesiale iemand en dit is my […]

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Irene van Wyngaardt – Donation 16 February 2019

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Irene and I got into the most silliest conversation on WhatsApp one evening when she innocently contacted me to get our postal details – and I loved it all! This precious christening gown is not “iffy” at all, it is a.k.a gorgeous! Irene will understand this last sentence completely! Thank you Irene for your precious […]

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Anonymous 6 – Lost and found

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Most of the anonymous donations we receive can be tracked to someone wishing to stay anonymous and we respect. Unfortunately sometimes we receive donations with no paperwork at all and then we are unsure whether it is an anonymous donation or a donation with misplaced paperwork. In this post we will keep record of all […]

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Millinda Van Zijl – Donation 17 January 2018

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Millinda came to hear from us via Carina – they are sisters-in-law. Carina has also made multiple donations. Millinda passed on her wedding gown, along with a christening gown, to Carina and she passed it on to us. Traditionally if I describe a wedding gown as a two-piece I define it as a top and […]

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Frieda Mattheyse – Donation 5 January 2018

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In October of 2017 I saw Frieda for the first time at a group meeting and I found her composure elegant, yet striking. We didn’t initially interact much but at another meeting just before the festive season of 2017 started we had more interaction with each other and she told me of these beautiful christening […]

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Ann Brenner – Donation 3 November 2017

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The white and black gown is Ann’s wedding gown, and it is quite a unique fabric and style. Don’t be fooled by the “short and small looking” skirt of this dress. Once taken apart that skirt holds a lot of fabric. The black lacy ensemble is a two piece evening gown outfit. The two christening […]

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Linet Jacobsohn – Donation 8 December 2017

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And here is the latest round of donations from Linet! Thank you Linet for the old bedding, they are going to be perfect as lining! And a bigger thank you for the special christening gown. All three her children were christened in it – two boys and a girl. Eric Elronde and the TAGI team. […]