What's On Your Workdesk? Wednesday 2

Although I don't know that I'll do this meme every week, I think it is a really fun thing to do, so here's my second installment.  I haven't actually done much sewing this week--the baby dress is ready to have sleeves put on but looks exactly as it did a week ago as far as photography is concerned.  I have made some progress on the smocking on the little-girl dress:



But mostly this week has been Easter/springtime/birthday stuff going on.  My younger daughter turned 10 yesterday (snif), and we spent Monday out hiking and looking at wildflowers.  Here is the birthday girl identifying frying pans, a very small yellow poppy. 






Comments

  1. I like how the dress is turning out. Happy Birthday to you daughter. #92

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  2. The dress is beautiful! Happy birthday to your daughter. And you know, that is a make-Charlotte-Mason-happy photo if I've ever seen one. ;)

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  3. It has been so long since I have seen anyone doing smocking! Good for you...I used to do it all the time for baby nighties, and I made one of my sons a little prince outfit. Hard to do smocking for 5 boys.LOL Your daughter is so pretty, redhead and all. A big happy birthday to her, they do grow up so fast, my baby turns 28 this year, Yikes. Enjoy every moment! Cathryn128

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  4. Wow, I admire you for what you are doing....the smocking and the home schooling! Pat #132

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  5. that little dress is looking amazing and just look at your little girl growing up she is so pretty I hope she had a great day

    Enjoy your WOYWW sunny day today
    Ria #64

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  6. That little dress is coming along beautifully Jean. I admire anyone who has the skill to do such fine and intricate work.
    Have a great week and ………..
    Happy Crafting!
    Sue @72
    x

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  7. That little dress is beautiful, the smocking must take such a lot of time. Love the photo of your daughter, it's important to be part of nature and not immersed in beeping electronics all the time! I like that you have some sun too!

    Hugs
    Brenda 87

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  8. The smocking on the dress is just beautiful! Please share once it's finished.

    Happy belated birthday to your daughter!

    Happy WOYWW
    Kay (12)

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  9. Smocking, wildflowers, and a darling redhead in one post! Such loveliness!!!

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