California Dad Sews Wedding Dress

Construction worker fulfills promise to make daughter's bridal gown.
1:58 | 10/19/11

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-- father in California who told his little daughter that one day -- make her wedding dress he's a construction worker familiar with hammers not -- but. Little girls grow up and -- promise as a promise here's ABC's John Donvan. And so down the aisle they went the bride and her dad and the -- that He made for her because. That's what he'd only said to his funerals all three of them when they were growing up. Let me make your wedding dress when the time comes and for the youngest -- that time came at last. And yes the dress it was by -- Erin -- and all He had to do was read a book because the thing is he's been making stuff all his life he's in construction. But address. This was going to be -- first. He used bed sheets to work it out and look at YouTube videos and asked for advice and -- the sheets to Danielle to do fittings online dart right on top and -- risk for her right. But she trusted. You he's very creative finger and you had it -- -- 10% into it so. -- -- -- -- and He translated to dress making what he'd learned building houses. -- -- why we're doing roofing. I'm your honesty -- you have to you know put supports and stuff so I did that with -- so. And then wedding day dawned and Daniel whose father had all along suggested buying a back -- dress had not. Because nothing's more memorable than your own father making -- wedding -- how many people can -- that only to learn with two hours to go her dress wasn't quite finished. Well and just want to do wrong on the size of the dress like -- son and when not to wrinkles not to smile when you go down behind. How soon he's going to see. And just like the label sewn inside. Any flaws went unseen that day when they went down the IO. -- Surprise word from stuff Erin already saying next time next -- He just -- -- the wedding cake. John Donvan ABC news Washington.

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