Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Dresses bikinis smocking and a give away.










Wow three posts in less than a week it must be a miracle. Right where shall l start? lets start with the give away,the rules are leave a message for one entry if you are already a follower that,s two chances if not become a follower ,write about the give away on your blog and link back to me for a third chance . Well what is the give away l hear you say well this is one of the items a lovely little tea pot and whittards teaalso some of Dave,s letters which are so lovely if you have read my previous posts you will know all about them and something else,if you tell me in your message what craft you are into l will try my best to make it of interest l might even throw in something else to so you have to be in it to win it .The .closing date for entries is the midnight on the 24th of June and the winner will be announced on the 3rd of July it is open for all my friends near and far and across the pond. Right on with my sewing here are the twirly whirly dresses that l have made and the girls bikinis with their initials on the front ,my machine does not do a very fancy font this is the best one l could do,l could of hand embroidered it but l do not have the time,the pattern is from sew beautiful magazine which can be found in my side bar on the left but l paid to download this one it is so adorable and l can not wait to see them in them, they are so easy to make so if you fancy having a go go for it ,sorry about the pictures being side on, my mistake could you just turn your head a little please.This is a little dress l really wanted to make with a sea side theme around the bottom and pleats down the front it is so sweet
and last but not least my favourite dress so far a little smocked dress and pants with bullion roses on the front and back of the bodice l realy enjoyed making this it,s for Chloe from Australian smocking and embroidery it is in one of there latest magazines l think it looks great in this cream and red spotty fabric l have more of this fabric to make the bigger girls an outfit each which is in the pipeline, l will show you more as they all get finished and pressed well more sewing to do so don,t forget to enter my give away by for now.



Hugs Pat.

25 comments:

Lydia @ Twelve said...

Hi Pat
Thanks for your lovely comment yesterday, things may move on in a positive direction, as I have inherited my mother in laws singer sewing machine, so you never know....

Lx

Julia said...

Wow! I love the twirly dresses, the bikinis and especially the dresses at the end of your post. You don't need to enter me in your giveaway. I just wanted to tell you how much I love your things.

jackanne said...

Hi Pat, as always your sewing is lovely, my mum was saying she used to do smocking when i was a baby so when she feels a bit better she will show me how!and maybe if and when i get my grandbabies (i cant wait)i shall as you do, make some pretty clothes for them all! The letters Dave makes are Brilliant what a talented couple you both are, hugs jackanne xx

Sarah said...

Beautiful - I love the last 2 dresses. Would love to enter your giveaway please.
xx

Bee happy said...

Already a follower of your sweet blog, amazing dresses, they are so cute! love the fabric of the first flowery ones. The blue seaside dress is amazing! I'd love to be included in you great giveaway please :)

Bee happy x
Have a delicious day!

Tracey said...

My God you are so talented.....they are gorgeous! xxx

Diane said...

Each and every piece of your sewing is fit to be a family heirloom. Does your family know how lucky they are to have you? xxxxxx

Mummy Boo Bear said...

As always your work is just lovely.

I love the twirly dresses that is the name of the game for my youngest girl at the moment. The twirler the better apparently! lol.And the polka dot dress is just gorgeous. I so admire your skills.

I would love to enter your lovely giveaway if I may that teapot is gorgeous!


MBB x

bibi said...

I would love to spend more time looking at your older posts but have GOT to run and try to find this bikini pattern. It is SO precious! You and your work have inspired me!!

Julies Knit and Sew Corner said...

Hello Pat long time no see.
I hope all is as well as it can be, i wish you and your family well.
I see you are as busy as every with that sewing machine, these are lovely what a collection.
best wishes Julie.C

Jan said...

lovin' all those dresses! they're absolutely darling!

Twiggy said...

Thanks for dropping by my blog, I'm very envious of the lady that lives on the Blasket Isles each Summer too, she is there completely alone apart from the seals :)
The dresses and bikinis are fab !!
Twiggy x

Julie said...

All just gorgeous, how cute are those bikinis.

Tracey said...

Pat, thank you for your kind messages. I hope you & hubby are well. I'm sure all will be OK....It will get sorted, I hope! xxxxxxxxxxxxx

Thecraftytrundler said...

Hi Pat, I've just been so busy lately I have got well behind with my blogging!! Missed your giveaway, I'm really gutted about that!!
I adore those wonderful little dresses & bikinis!! Are you going to sell them at fairs? Quite a few crafters sell on Facebook, and I'm sure you would do really well, as they are gorgeous!!
Hope Dave is feeling well, and you & the family too : ) Will have to blog soon to let you know what I've been up to : D
Love & hugs to you,

Sharon xxx

jackanne said...

Hi Pat just checking that your okay? hugs xx

Vintage Amethyst said...

Hi Pat
Just dropping by to see how you & Dave are. Hope you are all ok.
love
Alison
x

jackanne said...

hi pat, is everything okay? missing your lovely posts,xx

Thecraftytrundler said...

Hi Pat, I hope everything's ok, and it would be lovely to hear from you again.
Big hugs (((( ))))

Sharon xx

Lalabibaby @ Dreaming of The Simple Life said...

Just echoing Sharon's thoughts Pat ... hope all is well. Hope to see you back in blogland in the new year xx

April Cottage Ramblings said...

Hi Pat,

Hope you and yours are well and had a great xmas. I've been away from blogging for a while as life has been so hectic. Guilt creeps in when there is so much work to do around the house. Anyway, this was just a quick pop by to say hello and that the dresses are beautiful, real works of art.
kind regards
Jayne (April cottage Ramblings)

Beth said...

Thanks so much for commenting on my smocking! Your was the first comment on my blog. I hope you're still sewing - you're work is beautiful.

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