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Fall means Football

From the last post until now we have been very busy.  We went to Orlando in July, moved our daughter to New York City in August and just got back from a 10 day trip to Europe.  I have had several friends that recently had grandsons so I managed to get some smocking done. The […]

Bessie for Everyday

Nothing beats a classic style smocked dress.  The Children’s Corner Bessie pattern is a prime example especially when paired with this Fabric Finders pink and green floral print fabric. The great thing about this fabric is that you can smock it in pink or green depending on your preference.  For this dress, I matched the […]

Easter Sewing

Easter has come and gone, and I was very thankful it was late this year.  I created two heirloom dresses for two beautiful girls. For the first one, I used Chery Williams Wedding Ring Dress pattern.  The fabric is blue satin batiste with ivory lace.  I procratinated on this dress because I had not shaped […]

Baby Girl Dress

Recently, I wanted to try more heirloom outfits.  I started by using the pattern Baby Dress by Michie Mooney. This is a very versatile pattern and can be used for about any heirloom dress you want to make.  She also has embroidery ideas included with the pattern which I have used before. This time I […]