Ms. Dot's Creation

  • Ms. Dot’s Mint Ice Cream Dress, Michie 131 Pattern

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    Michie #131 classic piped yoke dress is an Easter dream w/square collar of white Bearissima w/Ms. Dot’s shadow embroidered ribbons & flowers in pastel peach, yellow, blue & lavender. Back of collar is also embroidered w/shadowwork ribbons & flowers. Click for Close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s BlueBird "Sweet Blue Daygown", Old Fash. Baby Pattern

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    Ms. Dot enjoys using Old Fashioned Baby patterns for her little gowns. She used "The Sweet & Simple Daygown Collection" for this gown. The little slip was made from white pima cotton batiste with delicate hand embroidery at the neckline & hemline, narrow French lace edging at the hem, & edged in the machine shell stitch. Click for Close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s "Bluebird Daygown", Beautiful Bluebirds

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    Ms. Dot’s used Old Fashioned Baby’s pattern, "Baby’s Summer Clothes" (currently out of print) for this beautiful daygown. Her hand embroidery is always exquisite - and I LOVE bluebirds, so this is special in my eyes!! She used blue Swiss Nelona and ecru French laces. Click for close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s "Flower Garden Jacket", Wool Jacket w/Flower Pots

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    "Flower Garden Jacket" - Ms. Dot’s sweet creation using Gail Doane’s book, "Sew Cute Couture", silk ribbon flowers above flower pot buttons on our beautiful wool coating, lined in Fabric Finder’s #44 floral. Card of 5 colorful flower buttons (Incomparable Buttons) with large snaps on back allows for easy change of button closure at neckline. Click for Close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s White Nelona Embroidered Baby Dress (Old. Fash. Baby)

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    Ms. Dot created a precious dress that will take your breath away! She used Old Fashioned Baby’s "Best Embroidered Baby Clothes" Pattern, View 3, but as always, added her special touch! The Swiss tiny beading/entredeux used in the seams coordinates so well with the Maline Lace design! Click for Close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s "Yellow Skip Dent Daydress"

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    Ms. Dot’s used Old Fashioned Baby’s pattern, "Baby’s Daydresses" for this sweet dress from easy-care poly-cotton soft yellow skip-dent batiste. For the variation on this dress, she made a design of ecru French laces on the dress front & framed her beautiful yellow hand-embroidery. Click for close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s Dotted Swiss Baby Gown (Old Fash. Baby)

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    Beautiful baby gown by Ms. Dot using Old Fashioned Baby pattern: Baby’s Smocked Layette, view 1. Delicate & lovely for baby - "vanilla ice cream" dotted Swiss w/champagne laces, smocking in center front & tiny beads, "Angel Lace" at the hem and sleeves. Slip is Rice color Imp. Batiste w/delicate embroidery. Click for Close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s White Windowpane "Butterfly" Baby Daydress (Old Fash. Baby)

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    Ms. Dot used Old Fashioned Baby Daydresses pattern for this lovely and delicate "Classic Heirloom" dress made from Swiss Dimity Windowpane! The dress is weighted so beautifully with a wider lace on the hem and delicate beading and lace insertions around the neck and armhole!
  • Ms. Dot’s Yellow Nelona Baby Gown (Gingersnaps)

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    Ms. Dot has worked her magic with this sweet baby gown. She used Gingersnaps "Daygown Book 2" & added inserts of French Maline lace on the gown front & tiny puff sleeves. Sleeves are finished with a delicate bias band. Click for Close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s Blue Nelona "Sophia" (Bonnie Blue Designs)

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    Every time Ms. Dot brings me a new "creation", I think I love it "the BEST", and this is no exception! Bonnie Blue pattern, "Sophia", is just scrumptious in soft blue Nelona Swiss batiste, with Ms. Dot’s special touches: soft green embroidery between sprays of blue flowers that are actually tiny "yo-yo’s" w/pearl centers. Click for Close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s Pink "Angel" Baby Gown (Old Fash. Baby)

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    Beautiful baby gown by Ms. Dot using Old Fashioned Baby pattern: Antique T-Yoke Christening Dress. This dress is pure confection in delicate as angel’s wings Swiss muslin with exquisite French laces & embellished with Ms.Dot’s beautiful hand embroidery. Slip is Ballet Pink color Imp. Batiste w/delicate embroidery. Click for Close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s Mist Green "Butterfly" Baby Daydress (Old Fash. Baby)

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    Ms. Dot used Old Fashioned Baby Daydresses pattern for this lovely little soft mist green dress with lace insertion & hand embroidered flowers and butterflies! Fabric is "Swiss muslin" in mist green & overdyed floss is by The Gentle Art. Click for Close-up view
  • Yo-Yo Flower Garden Dress & Bloomers by Ms. Dot

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    Ms. Dot can make a flower garden bloom all year-round! Using a vintage pattern similar to Bonnie Blue’s Lydia, she lined white birdseye pique w/#27 floral lawn, piped neckline, armholes and hem in lime imperial broadcloth piping, and embellished the front with a lovely yo-yo flower garden! Click for more photos. All materials available from Farmhouse Fabrics
  • "Gigi" by Children’s Corner, Flower Garden by Ms. Dot

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    Featured in Creative Needle Magazine!! At Farmhouse Fabrics, our flower garden is in bloom! Ms. Dot’s beautiful interpretation of Children’s Corner pattern, "Gigi", in white Irish Cambric linen, piped in lime pima gingham w/lime gingham covered buttons as a front closure, embellished at the bottom with a flower garden of yo-yo flowers is sure to please everyone! Click for more photos. All materials available from Farmhouse Fabrics
  • Ms. Dot’s Boy Bunnies on Graph Pique Daygown by Old Fash. Baby

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    Ms. Dot’s 2 cute little blue bunnies embroidered on white graph pique are just the perfect touch for the little boy daygown from Old Fash. Baby pattern "Baby’s Summer Clothes". All seams are put together with blue Swiss entredeux, and her delicate blue featherstitching embellishes the collar and center front. Click for Close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s Dressy Velveteen "Kathy-Kelly"

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    Ms. Dot brought us a classic & lovely velveteen dress just in time for the Holidays! She used Children’s Corner "Kathy-Kelly" & cyclamen cotton velveteen for a beautiful pleated dress that has an elegant simplicity. Detachable collar is her own design from Swiss Nelona & French laces that could be copied using any square collar pattern. Spokes of French lace insertion form the center front design and also are added to the center back. Collar is single layer, edged in Swiss entredeux with attached wide, gathered French lace edging. Click for Close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s "Beautiful Lavender Bishop" Lavender Gingham and Covered Buttons

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    Ms Dot followed the Gail Doane Bishop pattern to create this lovely dress. She used Lavender 1/16" Gingham check with geometric smocking and this beautiful Bishop is accented with multi-color Gingham Covered Buttons! The Back of the dress is accented with 8 beautiful mother of pearl buttons! Click for Close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s "Flower Garden" Baby Dress, Old Fash. Baby Pattern

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    Ms. Dot enjoys using Old Fashioned Baby patterns for her little gowns. She used "Baby’s Summer Collection" (currently out of print) for this gown. The little slip was made from white pima cotton batiste with delicate hand embroidery at the neckline & hemline, narrow French lace edging at the hem, & edged in the machine shell stitch. Click for Close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s "Summertime Snowdrift", Sweet Smocked Sundress

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    Ms. Dot’s used Judith Marquis’ "Little Snowdrift" pattern to make this darling, easy-care smocked sundress from peppermint pink Imperial microcheck. The round yoke is self-piped & has an asymmetrical front closure using bright pink square buttons. The really special "Ms. Dot" touch on this dress is the scalloped "Madeira" hem that has self piping along the scallops! Click for Close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s "Lace Clouds" Dress

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    Ms. Dot enjoys this little yoke dress pattern! This time she made a "died-and-gone-to-heaven" ribbon and lace dress. Using rows and rows of French lace insertion & also satin centered organdy ribbon used as an insertion, she created her own fabric to assemble this beauty! It is truly breathtaking! While the slip in this photo is white, an entirely new look could come from using a pretty pastel slip under the lace dress! Click for Close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s Spoke Collar on Mist Green Swiss (Collars Etc., Julia Golson)

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    Ms. Dot’s beautiful hand embroidery is show-cased so well on this Swiss Nelona "spoke" collar from Julia Golson’s Book, "Basic Embroidery". The dress pattern is by Collars Etc. French lace is used to create the "spokes" on the collar and edge. Dress fabric is our mist green Silky finish Swiss cotton. The fancy band coordinates with Ms. Dot’s hand embroidery with delicate lavender rosebuds. Click for Close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s Pink "Bird" Bearissima Daydress (Old Fash. Baby)

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    We all love to see embroidered bluebirds..well, now we know "pinkbirds" are just as gorgeous when hand shadow embroidered by Miss Dot! Sweet pink on pink embroidery using The Gentle Art floss, "Victorian Pink" is just the right touch for this delicate baby gown by Old Fashioned Baby (Baby’s Summer Clothes). Click for Close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s BlueBird "Swiss Muslin", "The Poor Man’s Dress"

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    Ms. Dot likes to call this beauty, "The Poor Man’s Dress" because she wants everyone to see that "Beautiful" does not have to mean "Expensive"! She used Collar’s Etc. "Yoke Dresses 1" pattern, BlueBird blue Swiss Muslin (Fairy Fabric), with perfect hand embroidery for the dress. The little slip was made from white Imperial Batiste - 3 tucks above hem, edged in the machine shell stitch. Click for Close-up view
  • Ms. Dot’s Nelona Bishop, Children’s Corner Pattern Bishop

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    Ms. Dot Yellow Nelona Bishop by Children’s Corner Pattern ’Bishop’ on a simple but beautiful Nelona Fine Fabric. Ms. Dot sees the beauty in this pattern and fabric combination by simply adding a coordinated smocked design! Click for Close-up view