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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Tuesday, March 2

White Wednesday Featuring Smocked Baby Clothes Gown

The long gown from the pattern Smocked Baby Clothes

Lovely gown with Smocked Sleeves and a Lace trimmed collar. Fabric is a pretty lawn.
Delicate colors are used for the Smocking. See the little pink Rosebuds!
The back of the gown is comfortable for baby.  Flat instead of gathers with a little inverted pleat for extra wiggle room.

To see more Wonderful White Blog posts visit  Faded Charm.
To see more Wonderful White Baby Gowns see IvorySpring.


Jean said...

I just got this baby pattern (for my birthday, with your embroidery book!) and I was just now thinking of making one for my next smocking project. Not that I have a baby--but I thought it might be nice to put my first real baby gown in my daughter's hope chest or something. Everyone I know had a baby this year, so I don't think there will be any more soon! And anyway I think half of them wouldn't know what to do with a daygown.

Anyway, this post inspires me to get serious and plan a project! :)

(I'm pretty new to smocking, have only been learning for a year.)

Rebecca said...

I'm telling you girl...when I have another grandbaby I'm gonna be knocking really loudly on your door!

LOVE YOUR WORK! I'm a huge fan!


julia said...

So so sweet!

LAnderson said...

Ohhh, sooo sweet! The smocking is darling and I just love the inverted pleat in the back!

Martha said...

Love this one too!! I love babies in white!

Anonymous said...


There's just something about white baby gowns!!! I love the ones you have made...

Thank you for linking to my babies wear white post! :)

Blessings and HUGS!

Memaw's memories said...

Beautiful little gown. Baby clothes are so sweet, and I love seeing them wear what I make for them. I really like the back with the inverted pleat.

Karen Platner said...

sew pecious :)

Rebecca said...

Hey again girly...

My artwork and cards will be for sale soon. You asked about it so I thought I'd let you know. I'll be reopening my website before too much longer. Working on stock...but the hardwork of the actual site is done.



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