Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Sewing in September

Voting has begun for the Children/Babies Contest at Pattern Review! If you're a member of PR, don't forget to vote. : ) I will tell you this---you'll have a hard time deciding which entry to vote for---there are some fabulous entries to choose from.

In addition to sewing the jacket for the contest, I sewed a few more items last month....

The month of September was National Sewing Month, and that's what I did in my every spare minute. I sewed! And what fun I had!

I won't bore you with the details, but if you want to know more, check out my reviews on
Pattern Review. Mostly I sewed for Emily who has grown so much this summer that she really needed some clothes.

I just love sewing for little girls! I'm sure you've heard the news, but I'm going to have a new little girl to sew for in November! Not mine, but my soon-to-come granddaughter! Yes, I'm so excited that I'm having another grandchild!

On to the pictures of my September sewing projects....

happy sewing,

Butterick 4841

Matching Purse, Ottobre 03-2008, design #28

Top: Kwik Sew 3055
This was my first ever attempt at "lettuce" edging.

Top: Kwik Sew 3055
Skirt: Ottobre 04-2008, Design #15

Skirt back with pintucks on pockets

Skirt front

Smock: Simplicity 3802

Slip: Kwik Sew 2405

Top: Ottobre 1-2008 #14
Pants: Ottobre 1-2007 #7

Top: Ottobre 4-2008 #11
Pants Ottobre 1-2008 #19

Cropped Pajama Pants for Ellen: Kwik Sew 3477


  1. Wow! Lots of sewing, indeed! Everything is so cute! :-)

  2. You made such cute things! The voting will definitely be hard, looks at all those great clothes that were made!!! Congrats on being the featured member of the day on PR too! :-)

  3. Everything is so cute! I love the little pink pants with the gathering at the knee, and the jumper at the top with the ruffle. Good luck with your contest entry!

  4. Lovely as always! I tried to vote, but couldn't log in due to old e-mail address and so signed up again with new e-mail address and now I can't vote for three months! UGH! Hope you win anyway.

  5. Wow - you have been busy! The jumper with the matching bag is so cute (and Emily is such a good model!) Good luck with the contest.

  6. Wow! You made a lot this last month! I'm still just dream sewing, but you are definitely inspirational especially since I have some of the same/similar patterns and fabrics and also the same size to sew for.

  7. Great items. I checked out the Ottobre after I saw you mentioned it here and I love it. Unfortunately it's a bit too expensive for me right now. Love what you have done though!

  8. Ruth, You have been a busy bee!! ;o) I love all of the outfits. Your little one is such a doll!

    love, Heather

  9. Great job on your month of sewing...

  10. Ruth, you are amazing. I am so in awe of your talents and how much you accomplish.