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Girl's patchwork dress, English, 1944. Made for a little girl named Jane after an unexpected invitation to a children's party. By this stage of WWII, parties were unusual due to major food shortages, and many children had been separated from family and friends. New party dresses were difficult to obtain as clothing was rationed. The night before the party, after Jane had gone to bed, her mother collected every spare scrap of fabric she could find. In the morning, Jane's party dress was ready.
New Year numbers on tall pokes in cupcakes displayed as decor on cake stand
Sweet...I really need a sewing machine...and lessons. Meanwhile, need to find a way to make this w/o a sewing machine.