Mary Bivens, winner of our WeAllSew Challenge #2: “When I first heard about the contest and what the theme was, my grandmother’s wing back chair immediately came to mind. What a great opportunity to have some fun in a contest and finally give my grandmother’s chair the TLC that it was long overdue.”
The very first heirloom technique I used on my Christina christening gown was to shape French insertion lace into stylized diamond scallops for the batiste main skirt. Initially, I used the traditional method of shaping French insertion lace over lace shaping templates, but eventually I opted for the streamlined techniques shown in this post.
Jenny Raymond, quilt artist, author, speajer, teacher and BERNINA National Artisan describes her “Chocolate Delight” ensemble, an embroidered jacket and skirt which has been juried into the International Quilt Association’s 2012 show.
Benjamin Smiles is dedicated to bringing smiles to children in need through donations of bright and cheerful handmade pillows. Find a free pattern for making a special Benjamin Smiles pillow at the website.
Light and flowing like a summer breeze, this sheer top adds a touch of cool elegance when the weather gets hot. Casual enough for beachwear, yet stylish enough for an evening on the town, it’s an easy pick for a beautiful summer day.