Thursday, February 21, 2008

Sadie's Easter Dress

Here it is! Normally, I would only post this on my sewing blog ,but since I've talked of nothing else lately, I thought I would post here. I kept the stitches simple with cable stitches and wave stitches. I can't wait to start something new so I can use some different stitches. It's definitely not perfect, but considering it's was my first time smocking and I learned from a book, I'm pretty happy with it! Happy enough to let my daughter wear it on her first Easter, and if you know me you know that's a big deal :)


The blue dot is from the camera, not the dress.


Anonymous Carol said...

That little doll is ADORABLE! It is a great picture of her in her pretty new dress. Lovely work. Glad you are enjoying a new hobby.

8:51 AM  
Blogger Genevieve said...

really cute! I love it!

9:41 AM  
Blogger andria said...

I remember your post one Easter about not having a dress to make for Easter. I am so thrilled you have one now!

Can you make Elizabeth one? I'd pay you.

10:12 AM  
Blogger Jodie said...

p-r-e-t-t-y! good job! and of course Sadie looks too cute!

10:17 AM  
Blogger kelly jeanie said...

Wow, it looks great!! What a happy girl. : )

11:23 AM  
Anonymous Leslie said...

The dress and Sadie are both gorgeous!

Good job (on both!)!

12:21 PM  
Blogger Choppzs said...

She is so dang cute!!

1:41 PM  
Blogger Jamie said...

Wow, it looks beautiful! And Sadie looks adorable in it! Her face resembles Jonah in that picture, I think.

1:46 PM  
Blogger Melissa said...

Gorgeous! Both Sadie and the dress.

1:58 PM  
Blogger Dawn said... and dress. Makes me want a girl so badly.

2:55 PM  
Blogger nikko said...

Great job!

2:57 PM  
Blogger Jill Corwin said...


4:40 PM  
Blogger Risa said...

it looks like you are going to get a lot of use out of your new toy! It looks great for a first time! :)

10:22 PM  
Blogger Kether said...

Omigosh Amie its BEAUTIFUL!!!

Yeesh I'd love to have a girl some day. But, I guess I always have my new niece...

6:42 PM  
Blogger Jeska said...

how cute, I love it!

11:57 PM  
Anonymous Nancy said...

Good job! I'm glad you like smocking. I don't know if you remember that your grandmother sent you and your sisters smocked Polly Flinders dresses for Easter from Florida. I was with her and helped her pick them out -- she enjoyed doing that so much.

8:28 AM  
Blogger Elisheva Hannah Levin said...


I am so impressed with how the smocking came out. You are one talented woman.

And your little girl is even lovelier than the dress. That smile is so big and bright--a ray of sunshine on this cloudy day!

4:39 PM  
Blogger andria said...

Yes, yes!

Email me from my profile page and we can discuss it.

10:53 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

She's beautiful, Amie, and you are very talented. Naomi

7:32 AM  
Blogger Kim said...

Awesome dress. Sadie is one pretty little girl.

5:12 PM  

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