A first dress

This is Veronica wearing A dress that I made for Mathilda when she was about 18 months old. This started the resurgence in my sewing enthusiasm, which had been dormant for quite a while! This is the first time I tried smocking. It was made using a printed poly cotton voile. I love this fabric … [Read more…]

Pretty Pony Dresses

So, I bought two plain dresses for my daughters, with intention of embellishing them, and they’ve been sitting in the “to do” pile, waiting, for about 6 months. Last night I finally got around to it – there’s nothing like the last minute for getting things done. I did the machine embroidery on separate fabric … [Read more…]