Secret Stitching.





I never was good at keeping secrets -------- so here is my stitching for my first grandaughter , due in a couple of weeks. The dress is for 6 months, but I did love the style and the embroidery was my idea trying out my new
Madeira threads. The pattern is an out of print 'Butterick' design . I lined the bodice and skirt in white polycotton as the gingham was very fine.
The bootees' pattern is from an old copy of 'Sewing World' magazine that a friend gave me. They don't look even in the photo but being a 'squashy' design they have a will of their own.I lined them with a brushed cotton 'teddy' print and trimmed with Broderie Anglaise in pink.
Hope you like them.

Comments

Anonymous said…
Wow wow wow! These are absolutely beautiful. Your granddaughter is a lucky little baby! No doubt her parents are chuffed to see these pics :-)

Molly xxx
JoAnn said…
Just beautiful...your new granddaughter will be one well-dressed baby!
Arleigh said…
That is so cute! I wish I had more homemade clothes for my daughter, or at least the ability to make them! Congratulations on the new baby!
Miss 376 said…
They are gorgeous. She will look a picture
Your new grandbaby will, of course, be gorgeous but with this dress she will look like Miss Sunshine. The embroidered touches add extra love to the outfit. I can see why you could not keep this a secret.
Anonymous said…
These are so precious! I hope we'll get to see a picture of your granddaugher modelling after seh arrives :)
Jenny Girl said…
These are so cute! Congrats on the first grandbaby.

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