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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Thursday, December 21

Baby Londyn in Pink Smocked Daygown

If you think I have gone soft in the head over this baby…..
you would be right.

She is wearing Old Fashioned Baby - Smocked Baby Clothes (which can be made without smocking simply by gathering the fabric instead of smocking it)

This Smocked Daygown appeared in Sew Beautiful Jan/Feb 2009 magazine and it gives the instructions for the Honeycomb Smocking you see.

I have just been waiting for a baby to wear it!!

Sweet Smocked Sleeves

Rosebuds embroidered on the collar.

Dainty Lace Edging is stitched on either side of the front opening.
(this is J lace, which is slightly changed now since they re-made it)

Here is Baby wearing it.  She had been wearing it all day but we don't mind the wrinkles.  
And I don't think you need to iron except for special Photos.

Still a little large on her. 
 At five weeks she is now 9 lbs and growing cubby.

"Childhood is a magic place of dreams…
where everything is possible
and the best is just beginning."
joan walsh anglund

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1 comment:

elizabeth t said...

Precious! I love seeing your sweet baby! What fabric did you use for the smocked daygown?

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