Thursday, April 25, 2013

Fun with Frannie and Lyn Weeks

Midnight Oil Smockers hosted Lyn Weeks for a 2 day class on the construction of Frannie.  Frannie was designed by Lyn.  She gave us two days of pointers to make our dresses look lovely.

Lyn showing us how to pleat only the middle of a garment.

SAGA President-Elect, Tawn working on a dress for her granddaughter.

Smocking Frannie.

A full class of 20 members and Lyn Weeks.

Cutting our the bodice of Frannie.

Lyn showing us a few machine tips.

We had a wonderful weekend of sewing!

Don't forget the last gift card will be drawn from those that finish Frannie by the June meeting.  

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

March Eye Candy

Enjoy the pictures!  It is eye candy for the browsing!  

Sorry, I are posting March late.  That last minute Easter dress went down to the wire.

Melissa bonnet from Wendy Schoen.

Fabric Finders print with brown/white gingham lining
Pattern is Johnny by Childrens Corner
Applique is from "Applique For Kids"

Cherry Williams bishop with Cross-eyed Cricket smocking plate.

T-shirt quilt for the band raffle.

Prairie point Easter egg.

More prairie point Easter eggs.

Creative Needle "Kimberly" sundress done in imperial broadcloth in a size 3.

Ellen McCarn bishop from Imperial Broadcloth.  

Smocking plate from Creative Needle.  So perfect for Easter!