Fine Heirloom Sewing, Smocking and Hand Embroidery

"Baby will be well and smiling in little garments made by Mother, Auntie, Grannie and loving friends!"

Please join me as I teach the old fashioned techniques and skills needed to sew baby clothes. You will find lessons that start at the very beginning and take you step by step as we sew little baby clothes together. May you find much joy and pleasure in making them.
It's easy and it's fun!!

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Friday, January 29

A Nice Morning Stitching

Steaming Lady Gray Tea in my Grandmothers fancy Teacup!
I had such a nice morning.  I spent most of it sitting by the warm fire, sipping tea and stitching.  I did a little reading too.  And I didn't get out of my Flannel Nightgown until noon!

Tomorrow I will give you a little lesson about gathering lace evenly and stitching it.


julia said...

Are you making the whole gown by hand? Do you have a favorite Christening gown pattern. I get to make one for a baby girl who was born this morning!!

Jeannie B. said...

This baby dress will not be stitched entirely by hand. I am working on a design for my summer retreat. Trying things out. Like it very much so far! My favorite Christening Gown is the one I am making at the moment. It depends how fancy. The T-Yoke Christening Gown is very beautiful and a favorite design. Lucky you to have a destination for a Christening Gown!

Amy said...

Can't wait for tomorrow's post!

Goosegirl said...

Oh Jeannie, it is beautiful. And to be in your nightgown until noon? Bliss! Sounds like a perfect morning to me.

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