Dress Suggestions for Santa Lucia Day

by | Dec 9, 2012 | Advent and Christmas, Christmas 2012, St. Lucy | 10 comments

Happy feast of the Immaculate Conception!   I don’t think I’ll ever celebrate this feast without remembering and thanking God for the good news we received on this feast, two years ago today!   It’s hard to believe that much time has passed already…

Anyways, I have had quite a few emails lately asking where I purchased our dresses for Santa Lucia Day…   Unfortunately the lovely dresses that my older girls have are not currently available where I purchased them, just the doll sized version. Update: no longer available, link removed. (My girls gowns also came with a pink ribbon/bow sewed to the neckline, which I carefully removed).  

Last year I just used one of my white t-shirts for Rose (which works great for toddlers!) and this year I have been looking for a dress for her to wear.   I bought the big girls their dresses extra extra big back in 2008 and have been cinching them up with the ribbon each year, so we still don’t have a hand-me-down for Rose.

I had been looking and finally ran across this cute little imported Scandinavian Swedish Dress for Lucia with Red Ribbon Sash on Ebay!   It is currently available in 4 sizes, and I ordered the XS for Rose. It arrived today and I still need to wash it, but I did try it her to show you all.  It is slightly see-through, which seems to be the case with most white gowns, but I think it is really cute especially the collar and sleeves!

Here are a few other dress options as well:

*If anyone else has additional suggestions, please leave them in the comment box and I will add them to this list.

Additional ideas for celebrating the Feast of St. Lucy can be found in the archives:

10 Comments

  1. Marie

    Thank you! Rose looks darling!

    Reply
  2. Kirsten Kinnell

    Hi! I've been reading your blog for a couple of years now–we were received into the Church Easter 2011–and it has really helped me to establish traditions for our family centering around the liturgical year. Thank you!

    For our St. Lucia celebration, we got a white cotton nightgown for our daughter from this website http://jumpinbloomers.com/2010/09/old-fashioned-nightgowns/ and I just bought some red ribbon to use as a sash. Since the items are handmade and, I think, made to order, it takes a few weeks to be delivered, so it might be too late to order for this year. But it's never too early to think about next year (as I've come to learn)!

    Hope that's helpful for someone!

    Reply
  3. Janet Vandermeulen

    Thank you so much for including my gown on Etsy! I especially made it with a lining so that precious little girls can wear it for special events without embarrassment of seeing through it…so glad to see that you find it appropriate for St. Lucia!

    Your St. Nicholas celebration looks exactly like what my in-laws do in The Netherlands!

    Best regards,
    Janet Vandermeulen

    Reply
  4. Jessica Gordon

    Ooh! That is beautiful! Thank you for sharing the link!

    Reply
  5. Jessica Gordon

    So sweet! Thank you for sharing the link, I'll add it to the post! Those nightgowns are perfect! I shouldn't have waited so long to ask you all for suggestions! 🙂

    And welcome to the Church!! May God bless you and your family!

    Reply
  6. Cheryl

    Great resources, Jessica. You reminded me that our dress might be a bit too small this year. I made a simple white dress out of cotton years ago to use as an angel costume, but I think it will be too small this year. Either I better get to sewing something or order something soon!

    Reply
  7. Suzanne

    Do you know a good place to purchase a doll size version of the dress that is reasonably priced? Thanks!

    Reply

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Prayer of Mothers

Father in heaven, grant me the grace to appreciate the dignity which you have conferred on me. Let me realize that not even the Angels have been blessed with such a privilege—to share in your creative miracle and bring new Saints to heaven. Make me a good mother to all my children after the example of Mary, the Mother of your Son. Through the intercession of Jesus and Mary I ask your continued blessings on my family. Let us all be dedicated to your service on earth and attain the eternal happiness of your kingdom in heaven. Amen.


Our Family

Sean & Jessica, Captain-23, Ranger-21, Twinkle Toes-20, Chiquita-18, Snuggles-16, Rose-14, Bud-12, Grace-6 and Joy-4 (blog nicknames)

A Little About Me

Hi! I'm Jessica, a Roman Catholic wife and home educating mother to our nine children. I was home educated myself, along with my eleven younger siblings. I have a special devotion to St. Therese, through whom I have been given much help and many blessings--the beautiful "Shower of Roses" that she has sent my way! Here I will record a few of the blessings I treasure. Please remember that what you see here is just a little glimpse at our lives, so please say a prayer for us, as we continue to strive for holiness.

My Other Blog: Catholic Cuisine

Please Visit My Sponsors…

This Week's Popular Posts

Shower of Roses Affiliate Links

All About Spelling
All About Reading
All About Reading Pre-reading
All About Reading Giveaways
Illuminated_Ink_Advent_Candle_Kit_package_image_Holy_Heroes.jpg
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Our Advent & Christmas Books

Shower of Roses Christmas Gift Guides

Looking for Something?

Looking Back

  • 2024 (1)
  • 2023 (30)
  • 2022 (48)
  • 2021 (48)
  • 2020 (57)
  • 2019 (61)
  • 2018 (90)
  • 2017 (128)
  • 2016 (148)
  • 2015 (172)
  • 2014 (227)
  • 2013 (238)
  • 2012 (308)
  • 2011 (297)
  • 2010 (313)
  • 2009 (486)
  • 2008 (564)
  • 2007 (148)