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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Friday, October 30

I Love To Sew !

The fabrics are Civil War era reproductions.
My Blue and Beige Quilt is finished!

And now sits on my old quilt stand in my bedroom.

Looking like it belongs.

I began this quilt in November 2012.  

I hand pieced all the fabrics in the blocks.  I worked on it off and on for three years.  It has been a joy to pick up and work a few stitches.

Something easy to sew, to keep my hands busy when my mind was tired.
I wasn't in a hurry.

I worked on it through exciting episodes of Downton Abby because it didn't require much concentration.  AND I hand quilted it.  The hand quilting stitch is really just a Running Stitch. Anyone can do it!  

I am just so proud of myself!

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Louise M said...

And so you should be proud. Every stitch by hand. Amazing in these days when so many people reach for a machine instead of making the personal effort.

Jeannie B. said...

Thankyou. I find Hand Sewing is so relaxing.

Cynthia Gilbreth said...

Yes, you certainly should be proud of yourself, it's a beautiful quilt, and all handmade!

White Feather said...

I love hand sewing, as well, though I've not attempted to hand stitch quilt blocks! I've hand quilted a small quilt and that was fun. Congratulations on your "slow sewing" project. It really is lovely!

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