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, January 25

Lavender and a Stitching Sample Made Good!!

The Lavender smells heavenly!
My sister gave me a lovely Sachet and a bag full of Lavender!

I love the pink Roses and the blue Shadow Embroidery.
She made the Sachet from a sample she stitched prior to making a dress for her Daughter. 

 It is always a good idea to make a sample before stitching your garment.  That way you are sure the design and color are just what you want. And it gives you a chance to practice your embroidery stitches too.

This is the tag that was attached to the Sachet. 
Wow!! She stitched it 22 years ago!!

It would make a cute class project.

This is an excellent use of Class Samples or even projects you have begun but don't want to finish.  Just salvage  the pretty parts!

This is such a cute little tag!

I must ask her if she made it!  My guess is ...Yes.
I love it!!
My birthday Paperwhite is beginning to open.

It's important to have flowers in the house in the winter.
They are very cheerful!

Each day has it's sunrise.
joan walsh anglund

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Bead and Needle said...

The sachet is absolutely darling - what a great keepsake! LOVE the paperwhite - Happy White Wednesday - Tanya

Gypsy Brocante said...

Love lavender ... can smell it from here ... thanks for sharing!

Sherry Richardson said...

What a wonderful idea for a gift!!!

Janet said...

The sachet is SO sweet and your little baby clothes are precious! I just did a post on vintage baby clothes, and sewing baby clothes today is truly a lost art!

Blue Ridge Altered Art said...

What beautiful delicate handiwork. Very special treasure. Lavender is so calming. I have many projects planned with mine, but have not done them yet!!!

Jan said...

You are right, it makes a great class. Hope you don't mind me borrowing it to teach a class. Perfect beginner project.

Jeannie B. said...

Jan, have fun with it! It will make a great class!

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