Mother’s Day!

To all mothers and grandmothers, including my own, Happy Mother’s Day! Sorry this is a day late and that I haven’t posted in a while, I’ve been pretty busy lately. I haven’t even done much sewing :( but I have helped my sister, Sarah make a pattern and begin sewing for a dress styled after the Amish clothing. She has been reading about them and likes there clothes. I will post pictures when we’re done. I think I also figured out how to fix the neckline for one of the dresses I made. It wasn’t quite right and I’ve been looking at it lately and I’m pretty sure I can fix it :) I also have to make a confederate reenactment coat for someone, so I better get busy :D anyways, back to Mother’s Day. I hope all of y’all have had a great Mother’s Day. Ma got some beautiful roses from Pa and so did Granny.

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Also the church had all the men come up and sing a song mostly for the mothers. Victory in Jesus. That is definitely one of my favorite songs. And with all those men singing it it was beautiful.

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Pa took Ma out to eat last night for Mother’s Day and they had a really nice time. I hope y’all all had as nice a Mother’s Day as we did. I’ll try to post again soon :)

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5 thoughts on “Mother’s Day!

  1. …But I do enjoy their blog alot and they are lovely Christian ladies and I love how they dress! :)

    • I looked at the post. I’ll try to do that sometime, though I’ll probably just use fabric instead because I don’t have lace fabric :)

  2. Cape dresses are just dresses with another piece of cloth over the bodice and the back…. :) Just thought you’d like to know in case you haven’t seen one before. Are you doing an Amish cape dress or a Mennonite one? And can you post pictures of the head-covering you are making for Sarah – from the tutorial I gave you? What is the fabric of it? You know, http://www.joycelongcoverings.com has great coverings for the lowest price around. A few ladies in my church buy it from there.

    • Yeah I know, I’ve got lots of pictures to look at, and Sarah brought a dress home from the thrift store to help me. She said she thinks it might be Mennonite but its very similar. It’s an Amish cape dress. I don’t think you gave me a tutorial, when was that? I have been making them with a pattern that I made that is similar to what we used to use. I’ll try to post pictures if you want.

      • Sarah said that you two are making a covering with the tutorial I gave you. Here it is. http://sevenfarmgirlsisters.com/headcovering-tutorial/

        There is a headcovering pattern as well…which I have already printed out awhile back. I’m not so sure why these girls wear the veil and dresses; they’re not Mennonite…or not that I know of, because they support some things that Mennonites especially do not support.

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