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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Monday, August 30

Mary Francis and the Thimble People

This lovely little book was written for children who are learning to sew.
Circa 1913

There are lovely illustrations.

Cute pictures and stories too.
Along with very real sewing information and techniques.

And Doll clothes patterns are included (circa 1913 of course)!

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Susie said...

I have this book and slowly working through it just as the instructions say. I have made several 16" porcelain dolls to wear the clothes. And such a lovely story too!

Goosegirl said...

I think my Ahnalin would love this book. I know I would!

Amy said...

I have this book and it's awesome. Still trying (not very hard) to find a doll the right size for the clothes.

The sewing room said...

I would of loved that book as a little girl or even now. I have just read about the finger sheild and i would of worn it on the right hand but your way makes a lot more sence thank you. I have arthritis in my hands and my fingers are a little bent but i will try hard with a thimble. Have a great week hugs Pat

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