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Natalie’s Christening Gown Hand Embroidery on Handkerchief Linen Teddy’s Christening Gown Hope’s Dress Laces &Trims Fabrics

  This silk dupioni christening dress was adapted from a girls dress pattern called Natalie. It was featured in Issue 135 of Sew Beautiful Magazine.     Detail of lace fancy band Bodice Detail Detail of embroidery Completed...

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I fell in love with this Alice Dress Pattern from Wendy Schoen/Petite Poche, the first time I saw it and decided I wanted to make it for my granddaughter, Hope. I could vision the embroidery in reds and greens for christmas. I used genuine Irish Handkerchief Linen for the dress in white. Embroidery was worked...

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My middle child, Lindsey, now has a son, John Theodore Ehricht. He is my newest grandchild. Initially we did not know the sex of the baby, so I could not start on a christening gown until she could find out the sex at her ultrasound appointment. When she did finally find out, I was able...

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  I had seen this beautiful dress on the cover of Sew Beautiful magazine and wanted to make it for a while.   I decided to make it for my oldest grandchild, Hope, knowing that she was getting too old for frilly dresses, she wants to look like a teenager, not a little girl. The...

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I use only the finest cotton imported Swiss Embroidered Trims, French Val Laces, French Maline Laces, Silk Ribbon, and English Laces. Occasionally I find a source for antique laces and use them, they add a special touch. My own wedding dress was completely made of antique linen and antique belgian lace, check out the photo...

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Swiss Nelona Batiste – Imported from Switzerland, this wonderful 100% cotton fabric has a gorgeous sheen with a little body, yet it is still translucent. It is 45” wide and very easy to work with for machine or hand sewing, smocking, or any other heirloom sewing project you might choose. A Swiss batiste known as...

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UPDATE:  Coming next Spring 2013, my items will be available to purchase at Craft Shows and Fairs in the Midwest and South, look for me there.

Check out my Etsy shop and Ebay shop where I sell fabrics and items I have made.

Specializing in Heirloom Sewing, smocking, embroidery, christening gowns, french hand sewing, etc.  I also teach sewing lessons to older children and adults.

  • French Hand Sewing
  • Smocking
  • Machine Embroidery
  • Hand Embroidery
  • Christening Gowns
  • Easter Outfits
  • Christmas Outfits
  • Flower Girl Dresses
  • First communion Dresses
  • Quinceañera Dresses
  • Halloween Costumes
  • Dance recital costumes
  • Bringing Baby Home Outfits
  • Sewing for Adults, too!

Custom orders are always welcome. Contact me.

Please take the time to look through the website, comments would be greatly appreciated!

Proud Member of the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals

And the American Sewing Guild

6 comments on About

  1. Kathy
    February 19, 2012 at 1:09 am (795 days ago)

    Do you have any patterns (easy) for placemats, napkins, and table runners? Thank you

  2. Nicci
    February 28, 2012 at 10:33 pm (785 days ago)

    These are stunning! What lovely work! I know youre going to sell a ton of these! :)

  3. Mary Ellen
    July 17, 2013 at 1:03 pm (281 days ago)

    Love your sewing tip on sewing with organdy. I’m trying the drawer liner tip with batiste. Also
    love the embroidery you used in that tip – the lovely bow design. Is that a Martha Pullen embroidery design? I’d love to try that embroidery design out.

    • Mary
      July 18, 2013 at 12:44 am (280 days ago)

      Thank you. Yes, that is a Martha Pullen design, it is from the 2010 Internet Embroidery Club Christening Gown 2. I don’t know if you can still get that pattern or not.


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