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Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Avery's hat and a baby's bonnet.

My grandaughter loves pink !

The baby's bonnet not very practical for the child of today. A project I completed in a class held at The Cumberland as part of "Stitching in the Snow". Sadly, Marysville was devastated in the 2008 bushfires. Slowly the town is being restored but The Cumberland is now a stretch of grassland.
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Sunday, 24 July 2011

Friday, 22 July 2011

Smocked bishop gown.

I have used white Swiss voile and French "Val" laces. The rosebuds are palest pink.
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Thursday, 21 July 2011

Bronte and Will wave goodbye for now!
Yes...it is still winter in Adelaide...love it!
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An iron cot from the mid 1800 's

I just love the cot....even though space to keep it is difficult. It is slightly uneven...no doubt well used in its previous life! I wonder how many tiny babies slept here?
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My sleeping porcelain baby.

For a short time I was interested in making porcelain dolls. Harry is my first.....and last. He is wearing a gown of ivory winter twill with tucks and embroidery. The second pic shows his baby "gumnut" cap. I knit these in the car while travelling to see our interstate families.
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"Wee Care" gown in progress.

Imperial Batiste with smocking in soft pinks. Neck binding and button holes to finish. This garment is the larger of the Wee Care sizes.
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