Narrow hemming combined with a Parisian hemstitch produces a finished decorative edge similar to those on hand-hemstitched handkerchiefs.
entredeux stitch on the machine
Chery Williams round yoke dress PBJK I just love this dress. I think it would look beautiful on my granddaughter for Easter.
How to start first stitch in smocking.
Buns and Baskets: A collection of free historic patterns for baby, kids & grownups.
tutorial » Wing Needle Stitches
For perfect featherstitch...machine stitch a feather stitch pattern with no thread in machine. Holes are easily visible and give stitches perfect placement.
Susan Stewart Designs - inset pleats on Lily pattern
Sew Beautiful Blog: Baby Bubble with Embellished Double Pintucks
New Heirloom Christening Gown/Day Gown with Cathedral Windows. $165.00, via Etsy. Matching Bonnet sold seperately
Dolce & Gabbana - Infant's Lace Baptism Dress
Luscious in lavender.
Pretty pearls and boullion roses on Hand Embroidered First Communion Dress
heirloom sewing project tutorial
Gertrude Baby Slip - Lesson One
baby fashion - flirly pink baby girl dress http://annagoesshopping.com/kidsclothes
Hand embroidered silk bonnet
Tutorial: Insertion seams- Kimberly of Baroque Embellishments shows us how to work gorgeous insertion seams–a technique in which the edges of two pieces of fabric are joined with an embroidery stitch, leaving a slight gap and creating a lacy effect. So beautiful. And not as hard as it sounds. See Kimberly’s tute.
YOUNG LADY'S SPRIGGED DRESS, c. 1805. White cotton mull embroidered allover w/ small sprigs, bodice & sleeves w/ bobbin lace insertion, B 30", High W 33", L 50"
Christening Gowns - Creations by Cozette
Smocked yoke Christening gown with heirloom sewing techniques on skirt.