Sunday, October 31, 2010

Fall stitching

I didn't get this little bishop finished quite as quickly as I originally planned. Doesn't that happen to all of us? 

I used a combination of Scared-d-Cat and Octo-Bear, both by Little Memories. I didn't want specifically Halloween or Thanksgiving. So I went with a general fall theme.

The pattern is Children's Corner Bishop. I used a pima cotton called Kiwi Gingham from Bessie Mary.

Hopefully I will have a picture of our baby modeling her new bishop soon. I am onto Christmas sewing and finishing up convention projects. (The darker green around the center pumpkin is because the fabric is still wet where I spritzed out the blue marker. I'm delivering the dress within the hour and didn't have time to wait for it to dry completely.)


  1. It's so sweet! I love the combined plate you came up with. So adorable!

  2. So sweet. Love how you melded the plates.

  3. Love it! I'm starting a red gingham bishop for our newest little one. She's 3 months now. I'm going to make it so that she can wear it for Christmas and Valentine's. I love it when they can get multiple uses out of a dress.

  4. darling dress!!! Love your plate idea!

  5. Martha, I just love the idea of combining both of those plates. What a great fall bishop. Great job!

  6. Martha, Another lovely original. Did you find the length to be rather short? I am using this pattern for Christening dresses and it calls for a 4inch hem. I bought entrdeux and lace for the hem when I stopped at Elegant Stitches because I thought the dresses would be too short. Where do you think the hem falls on the child? Susan VH


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