I embroidered a pair of booties to go with a little romper, for a pregnant friend. After lots of umming and yep and nope I decided I wasn’t 100% happy with those and embroidered a new set of booties this weekend
These are the first ones, but I decided it wasn’t done well enough to be gifted
Now I am happy and the set will be gifted to the pregnant mum this weekend. These are the new booties and they are perfect!
I have smocked for a very long time and still enjoy doing it. Wish I knew years ago how well the smocking and the embroidery done on the embroidery machine would compliment each other
The weather has been quite miserable here, with lots of rain, and it is getting cold. I am also still (trying) toilet-training a puppy and therefore decided to just spend time in the sewing room which allowed me to keep a close eye on her
One of the students I taught about 10 years ago is expecting a little baby boy and I made some rompers so that I can give her one for the new baby. I had enough fabric for four rompers and decided to use all the fabric, instead of saving the rest for another day
I’ve had my eye on a specific smocking plate for a long time and decided it is time to use it on white batiste fabric. It was supposed to be a little dress but the fabric decided it wanted to be a top, with pink under it. I love the little flowers on the smocking, it is such a dainty little top
The toilet training is very hard!!!!! I have to remind myself she is still a baby and to be patient. But personally I think people of a certain age should not be allowed new puppies. She is such a bright, sweet little thing and although she doesn’t understand about going outside if needed, she can ‘sit’ and ‘come’ on command
I wish I bought one years and years ago – you can make such beautiful stuff with it. This week I embroidered little booties to go with a smocked romper. Sooooooo pretty!