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Infant summer ensemble

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2-piece ensemble

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Children
Style Romantic, Casual, Cute, Retro / Vintage, Classic
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What materials did you use? Embroidered batiste remnants from a dress my mother made for herself in the 1970's, blue batiste.

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What are you most proud of? I love the little 'scalloped' couture detailing on the skirt and bloomers. This particular detail was on a little white organdy dress I had when I was very little (in 1941). The original detail had hand embroidered scallops on the piece. I used the embroidery option on my Bernina. However, the details were all hand applied for a true heirloom look. The lined bodice gives a couture feel to the garment and provides a soft and smooth interior to be next to young skin.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Think out of the box, and have fun creating new and one-of-a-kind creations.

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Nice gathers. Very even!

08/28/2012 Flag

Absolutely adorable. I love your "vintage" stories and the way you include vintage pieces and techniques in your classic creations.

08/29/2012 Flag

Thank you so very much. Hopefully I can inspire young seamstresses to do more than just ''follow the drections in the pattern.' I love sharing what I have learned over my 71 year.

08/29/2012 Flag