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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Sunday, January 20

Preparing For Downton Abby!

It is very important that I have just the right project to stitch while I watch Downton Abby!

It can't be anything too difficult and it can't be anything I have to think about (or I might miss something!).  It certainly can't be embroidery or my stitches might come out cattywampus and that wouldn't do! 

 So, I have chosen a quilt I am piecing by hand.  It's very easy stitching.  Just the running stitch. And I will make sure I have everything on hand and ready to go so I won't miss a thing!

What are you doing while you watch??

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Marilou Bain said...

I love Downton Abbey also and I crazy quilt or crochet, great time to enjoy a simple piece of handwork. Enjoy the show!
Hugs Marilou

Cynthia Gilbreth said...

Ironing shirts! I have them in the wash right now. This is the one time of the week when I own the remote! I'm so sick of Pawn Stars, American Pickers, and Swamp People, which are what those guys I live with always want to watch.

Sewconsult said...

I wrote thank-you notes for those who sent flowers, food, etc to my mother's funeral. I switched back and forth to the CASTLE marathon on TNT. I was so sad that Ethel gave up her son.
Beckie in Brentwood, TN

SinClair MacAnnan said...

Downton Abbey is one of my faves also! I look at your lovely blog like a wistful child with its nose pressed against the sweetie shop window. I’m notoriously hamfisted, but one day - one day, I’m going to try some of your lessons!

Anonymous said...

I worked on a blue, wool scarf I am knitting to match a hat I recently finished. I'm over half done and it should be finished soon! Kathy

The English Romantic said...

Make sure you have tissues ready when you watch the last episode.

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