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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Wednesday, September 22

White Wednesday -Teaching My Daygown Class!

I love this Daygown!

Today I am in Norfolk, VA.
I am teaching at the National Convention of the Smocking Arts Guild of America.


"The purpose of the Smocking Arts Guild of America is preserve and foster the art of smocking and related needlework for future generations through education, service, communication and quality workmanship." 

I will be showing my class how to miter lace insertion evenly and neatly.  And how to attach the lace to the fabric.  It is so much easier to learn when you can actually watch someone perform the stitches.

We will be Featherstitching!!  And stitching Bullion Roses.

And learning the Old Fashioned (Antique) Double  Featherstitching.

And stitching A Bullion Flower in a Button! Very Pretty!

This is a two day class, so I will be teaching it on Thursday too!
Yes, we will get pretty far along on the Daygown and the matching Bonnet!

Wish you were here!!

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Valerie said...

I wish that I were there too. This is just beautiful! I just can't imagine doing something like that. You are so gifted. That little button is something special. I love it.

Julia said...

Oh how I wish I was there! I'm learning so much from you. Thanks

Susan said...

And I wish I were there as well. I have learned so much in your classes. You are a patient and expert teacher. Susan VH

Georgette said...

Just beautiful Jeannie! If you happen to have an extra kit I would love to buy it :) I know that everyone is having a great time there and learning lots. Having taken a couple of previous convention classes from you, I know what a special teacher you are. Have a fun week!

Tracy said...

I am all the way on the West coast and unable to take any of your classes. :-( I would love to try my hand at this gown. Is there a possibility that you could show your techniques online?? :-) Have a great time teaching!!

Tracy L.
Fallbrook, CA

Jeannie B. said...

Dear Georgette, I do have a Daygown kit from this class. Email me your phone number or call me at 225 313 6845 (ofb number)

Tracy - You would have so much fun at a SAGA convention and you are in luck because the SAGA convention will be in CALIFORNIA next year!! Anaheim.

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