My two little girls have birthdays this month. I entered the Vintage Pattern Sewing Contest at Pattern Review. Connection? Uh, yes.
In other news, I have been shopping for a ruffling foot, which is a special attachment for my sewing machine. I just couldn't bring myself to spend the $50 or so to actually buy the thing. But now, I may not have to thanks to this short article. I can't wait to try it - I'll report back and let you know how it goes.*
*I haven't tried the ruffle technique yet, but did get the nightgown made doing the ruffles and gathering the old-fashioned way. My daughter loves it and wants to wear it all the time, which means success to me. Here it is: