More Martha Pullen Smockables turned up when I did my major sewing room clean up. If you are interested or have any questions about these, send an e-mail to NCcabin@aol.com or post your request as a comment at the end of this post.
SOLD $25 + postage, insurance at buyer’s discretion. Size 6 months, ready-to-smock, snaps in crotch.
SOLD (1) available. Girl’s white bubble with insert, snaps in crotch, 18 months for $25. The price was $30 when they were available from Martha Pullen Company.
SOLD–$25 + postage, insurance at buyer’s discretion. Pink 12 months button front bishop, This is a pale pink, but not as washed out as the photo shows. Ready-to-smock.
SOLD $25 + postage, insurance at buyer’s discretion. Size 12 months blue button front bishop, ready to smock. Two available.
SOLD ALL THREE $30 + postage, insurance at buyer’s discretion. Available one 6 months, one 12 months, one 18 months. Snaps at crotch. $40 when they were available from Martha Pullen Company.
BOTH SOLD $30 + postage, insurance at buyer’s discretion. Two Martha Pullen Smockable rompers, one 6 months,((SOLD
one 18 months). Priced at $40 when they were available.
SOLD $30 + postage, insurance optional, size 3T. Another Martha Pullen ready-to-smock classic navy romper.
Can you use any of these items? They need a home away from my sewing room, a home where they will be smocked for a special child.
Courtney wrote a sweet note asking about Easter dresses I have made in the past. For her 2 year old daughter, she is designing an heirloom confection for this same celebration. She was curious about my granddaughter Laurel’s earlier special frocks.
She was just 10 months old, crawling at lightning speed when her first Easter rolled around. A bubble seemed to be the most sensible solution for a baby who spent most of her waking moments on her knees. For details of this little outfit, headband and matching bib for Easter dinner, see the post Baby Bunny Bubble.
Laurel’s first birthday was two months later. She was toddling around, making it easy for me to justify making the heirloom dress of my dreams. I absolutely loved making this. For details and more photos than you will want to look at, check the post First Birthday Dress.
For me, the matching slip was the finishing touch.
Her second Easter fell just a few months before our daughter’s wedding, Continue reading
Posted in boys, girls, heirloom sewing, machine embroidery, ready-to-smock finished projects, shadow work by machine, smocking
Tagged Easter dresses, first birthday dress, Judith Dobson, Maggie's Classic bubble, ready-to-smock, shadow smocking, tea dress
Frankly, it looks like Laurel is enjoying this sibling hug more than her brother. But they did look so cute in their matching smocked frog outfits. Both garments are “ready-to-smock” in blue microcheck polyblend fabric, the smocking is two different frog plates.
Robert’s insert, probably 45″ pleated up, had plenty of pleats to make cute, crisp little frogs from the Cross Eyed Cricket Frog Pond plate. But when I tried to smock just one at the center front of Laurel’s dress, it looked like Jabba the Hut and would have scared any children in the area. Continue reading