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Saturday, October 5, 2013

Latest order almost finished


I have had such a lovely relaxing week creating
this special Baptismal set

It is made in ivory silk and smocked on the romper bodice
and cape bodice in palest blue



I quilted a piece of silk to make the collar and cuffs
and after cutting them out, I embroidered French knots
on each cross over of the tucks

The front of the cape is embroidered with scrolls
one of which I embroidered the babies initials


3 pin tucks decorate the hem
and French knots scattered along

The buttons I covered with the quilted fabric





The romper is smocked with a little cross in the centre
and box pleated skirt


The shoes are smocked with quilted cuffs
and the small round bib quilted and French knots
The bib is embroidered on the back with God Bless the babies name and a cross



The Christening bib, I embroidered with the babies name and Christening date



I just have to make the hat now with a smocked band
and embroider the singlet and socks

The God mother also wants a navy and white check
smocked romper for the babe to change into

A nice long weekend now to chill out

I am going to have a little peek at my blogger friends now
I love to see what everyone else is up to.

The links are on my side bar.
xx jeanetteann

14 comments:

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

That is simply stunning! Beautiful enough for little prince George.
Such talent.

Pondside said...

How beautiful - an heirloom off your fingertips.

Kays Kids said...

The mum will feel so proud of her son in his Christening gown. It is beautiful, and I love the scrolls.
Enjoy your weekend.
Hugs
Kay

Nancy said...

Your workmanship is amazing, Jeanette Ann. What a beautiful Christening gown you've created. I love it.

FRENCH LAUNDRY said...

Hi Jeanetteann,your christening gowns are just beautiful! So happy you stopped by to say hello.

Hugs,
Judy

Shabby chic Sandy said...

What a lovely thing to have as a keepsake! I love the initials on it--that is really special!

Danice said...

How beautiful. Any baby would be lucky to wear this ensemble. I love heirloom clothing :)

Pam~ Virginia Retro said...

Oh my, I'm just in awe looking at your gorgeous handwork. You've done a beautiful job creating this family heirloom for them to treasure.

I really admire your talent, and your patience, lol.

:) Pam

Maria said...

Beautiful sewing, Jeanette; absolutely magnificent! All those little details :-)

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Alessandra said...

This set is just gorgeous.How lucky the baby, he' ll become a prince!
Kisses
Alessandra

Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said...

Stunning!!! You will be one of the features tomorrow at the Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see your prettiness again at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

Little Susie Home Maker said...

Stunning, beautiful!! You are so talented.
blessings,
Susie

Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above said...

I love all of these dresses. I just pinned them the other day.
Have a great weekend.
Debi @ Adorned From Above