Wednesday, June 8

Summer Heat Sewing


Temps creeping up into the nineties has proven useful for providing me afternoons out of the gardens and at the sewing machine. if you'll recall, a while ago I was pondering what sort of new sewing machine to purchase. I ended up deciding on a Janome and am so happy with it. It is a speedy and powerful machine.


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Here are a few fun projects I've been working on:

A sundress for Addie from vintage butterfly cotton from my stash.
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Skirt for little Addie made from a vintage linen I picked up several years ago at a flea market in Germany for about a euro.
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And finally, a sweet little embroidered vintage pillowcase made into a sundress for our Ella.

4 comments:

Mrs.Rabe said...

Those are great! I love the linen skirt!

Deanna

~ Shannon said...

How darling! Your little girls are so blessed to have a talented Mama who makes them such lovely, feminine garments! :-)

Blessings,
Shannon

Della said...

Those are so very pretty! I love to use vintage sheets and pillowcases...the material is very good quality and they are oh so very cheap! Have a beautiful rest of the week, you and your family!

Anonymous said...

They are beautiful ! I love the yellow coat hanger.. We had the same ones when I was little, but they were blue.

sue in NJ