Category Archives: embroidery

French Knot Lady

  This beautiful lady is embroidered on a pillow.  I made this when I was a young girl.  I remember being so excited because I learned how to make french knots!  This was a gift for my Mother so I … Continue reading

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Creating a life of magic through the inspiration of nature

I have always been drawn to the magic of nature, even as a small child.  My Oma created the most magical life for her grandchildren. I remember visiting her home in the Arizona mountains several times each year and running … Continue reading

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Felicity’s Dress

I made this elegant baptism dress for my youngest daughter when she turned 8.  I wanted the dress to have the look and feel of being smocked but just didn’t have time to do any actual smocking.  Instead, I sewed cotton … Continue reading

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Smocked Heart dress

I made this pretty dress for Sarah to wear on Allyson’s blessing day (1997). It got dirty the minute we got home, so she had to change into a different dress for the family party. Always have a backup for … Continue reading

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All Dressed Up!

This beautiful silk gown that I made is featured in an etsy treasury HERE!  

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Eyelet dress with smocked center

I made this dress for Felicity .  It’s sweet and simple , yet with the smocking and bullion roses on the center bodice and sleeves (done by hand) , it would be suitable for a blessing dress. the back has … Continue reading

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Washable silk newborn dress

I started making this dress to bring my 4th baby girl home from the hospital.  I ran out of time before I could get the lace sewn on,  but I did finish it a month later so Felicity was able … Continue reading

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Hanne, my sister, had a little girl after 3 boys.  We all were quite excited about it and I got started on the blessing dress ideas as soon as Hanne found out she was having a girl.   I had so … Continue reading

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Silk Dupion Dress

Made from a Vintage Christening Gown pattern using all natural materials Dress~ natural white silk dupion dress with pintucks on shoulders; hand embroidered neck with antique colored silk embroidery floss; back closure with shell buttons; tiny Swiss edging on sleeves … Continue reading

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Felicity’s Baptism

Today was my youngest daughter’s baptism. Here she is wearing the dress I made for her. more pictures of the dress will be posted soon

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