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    Heirloom Patterns
    By Children's Corner

    Note: "French Handsewing" is another term for "Heirloom Sewing." The following 5 pattern instructions are written for hand sewing enthusiasts, but anyone with a knowledge of French Handsewing by Machine techniques will have no difficulty with these patterns.


    Abbie is a versatile girl's pants outfil that can be made with three different sleeve lengths.  The lined top buttons diagonally across the front and is open down the left-hand side.  Pull on pants have elastic at waist and are banded in contrasting fabric.  The pants come in a cropped length and an ankle length.

    Sizes 1--4 are included



    Designed for 5 to 11 rows of smocking.
    Three different sleeve lengths are included.

    Sizes 2,3,4,5,6,& 7 are included.



    Anne (Revised)
    By Children's Corner

    Anne is a mid-calf length dress with a smocked or cross stitched inset. The smocking designs for the bows and red-birds, as well as the cross stitch alphabet are included. View A has a gathered skirt, puffed sleeves, Peter Pan collar with piping and gathered eyelet trim and barrel cuffs edged with piping and gathered trim. View B has softly pleated skirt, puffed sleeves, and piped Peter Pan collar and barrel cuffs. View C ha a softly pleated skirt, 3/4 sleeves edged with piping and gathered eyelet trim as well as gathered eyelet trim at the neckline finished with a self-bias band. Designed for 10 rows of smocking on an inset.

    PH-CC-25....Size 7-8...........$16.98


    French Handsewing I
    By Children's Corner

    A collection of hand-sewn dresses for babies (which you can do on the machine, of course!) Deborah is a square yoked christening gown. Mary Alice is a christening gown with an embroidered panel to the ruffle. Jennifer is a front ruffled daygown. Lindsey is a gown that buttons in the back. Melissa buttons in the front and has a round collar. All the dresses are trimmed with lace, beading and ribbon.
    One Size

    PH-CC-01...............Out of stock


    French Handsewing II
    By Children's Corner

    Another collection of French hand-sewn dresses for babies! Victoria is a christening gown smocked front and back. Mary Virginia is a christening gown opened and ruffled up the back. (Her older sister can wear the same dress found in Handsewing IV). Laura is a smocked daygown/nightgown. Priscilla is a full daygown with a round yoke. All the dresses are trimmed with lace, beading and ribbon. One size.

    PH-CC-02...........out of stock



    French Handsewing IV
    By Children's Corner

    Three more French Handsewing dresses for your little girls. Elizabeth is a sleeveless dress ruffled at the shoulder and hem. Mary Virginia is a round yoked embroidered dress opened in the back with a ruffled under slip. Her little sister can be found in Handsewing II above. Tiffany has a round lace yoke and a scalloped hem. An A-line slip is included as well as the embroidery designs.

    PH-CC-05 Sizes 1-2 ... $16.98
    PH-CC-06 Sizes 3-4 ... $16.98
    PH-CC-07 Sizes 5-6 ... $16.98

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