Sunday, May 18, 2014

OFB Toddler Summer Dress Sew Along

So, what do you get when you add 12 ladies ready to sew (pattern traced and fabric prewashed)?
Add two days of no cooking!
Add a little help from each other!
Add a little blue and a little pink!
Add a little tuck here and there!

Check out the last picture to see what we made!
Ready to go!

Folding skirt tucks

Sewing bodice tucks

Ironing hem tucks

Add a little blue to the Swiss edging

Carefully mark those tucks

Bodice tucks and bodice front

Swiss edging to skirt hem

Matching seams

Gathering skirt 


Bodice tucks

Seam ripping (the dreaded unsewing)

Adding color to the front trim

A quick embroidery lesson

Brush up on bullion roses

Our GOAL (The back view)

Multiple successes!!!!
Thanks to Quilt Works for the use of their room.

Thanks to all the members who made this a wonderful success!

Thanks to Jeannie Baumeister and her wonderful Toddler Summer Dress Pattern.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Mega - April Show and Share

Madeline from Children's Corner, Little Red Riding Hood fabric from Riley Blake, Size 3

Madeline with cotton lace trim panties.

David by Children's Corner

Close-up of smocking on David

Strawberry Kiss from AS&E

Wendy Shoen's Sandy with lazy daisy embroidery

American Girl dress for our Raffle

Another beautiful American Girl dress for our Raffle.

Carol Ahles nightgown from our chapter workshop with her.

Cherry Williams bishop

Lee by Children's Corner

Close up of Lee's smocking

Ellen McCairn bishop and Sweet Nothing plate

Another heirloom American Girl dress for the Raffle.  (This doll will have some gorgeous clothes.)

Frannie by Children's Corner with embroidered collar

Lee by Children's Corner with embroidered collar.

Oliver + S Pinwheel Tunic

Oliver + S Pinwheel Tunic

Children's Corner Margaret with pre-embroidered collar.

Oliver + S Roller Skate dress made into a top

Children's Corner Campbell Shorts

Photo Pillow

Heirloom dress for Molly for our Raffle

Briar Rose AS&E 99
 Wow!  These ladies have been busy!