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, June 10

Smocked Clothes in Ireland

This dress and the Christening Gown are from Sarah Louise.
I found a shop in Killarney, Ireland that specialized in the finer things and there were some cute children's clothes.

There was an entire wardrobe of Christening garments.  This was my favorite because it's classic and traditional.   The bodice is smocked and very pretty.

If you are interested in Smocking - the Smocking Arts Guild of America is having the National Convention this fall in Florida.  You can learn from the best in the country.  

Smocking - Embroidery - Heirloom Sewing by Hand and Machine - Sewing for Children

For information see  SAGA

Another dress I liked in this shop.

I love this Toddler Dress - about a size 3.  Made from cheap lace (that looked like someone cut up their  lace curtains).  But sooooo cute!!

Speaking of Lace Curtains!!

They are everywhere.

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ann said...

You will come home and want to put up lace curtains.

Louise Michie said...

Are you sure about that lacy summer dress being cheap lace? I know I am far away but that lace looks handmade from here.

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