Friday, August 22, 2014

End-of-Summer Picnic Pretty

Full view of dress/

Here's the new girl again in a sundress I made from cotton gingham.  I used the technique of chicken scratch embroidery on the hemline and front to dress up the pretty gingham.  I may list this dress on ebay or etsy if I decide I can part with it!

Here's a hemline detail:

Chicken Scratch on Skirt Hem


Susanne Tyree said...

Pretty little summer gingham dress. Love the chicken scratch work at the bottom. It has been ages since I have seen any of that needlework. It use to be all the rage many years ago.
(((HUGS))) Susanne :)

Susanne Tyree said...

Question, are the dolls you have shown in the last posts done by Geri Uribe, and how tall are they? They have the most life-like and beautiful faces. The artist has captured the innocence and sweetness found in youth. Love them, especially the little freckled face in the previous post.
Susanne :)

Elizabeth said...

Hi Susanne, thanks for your comments! They are Little Darlings by Dianna Effner. They're 13 inches tall. The one featured in this post is painted by Nelly Valentino ( and in the last photo in the last post, the doll on the right (the freckled one) is painted by Geri Uribe (