I had a little fabric left from Mattie's dress so I decided to make a doll dress to match. I have done that before. I started sewing doll dresses a long time ago and the pattern I used today has a date of 1973. I have a great collection of doll clothes patterns.
For Easter doll and Mattie will be very cute.
Since I added the words to my brown crumb quilt, it has been bothering me so I UNsewed and took them out. I might put them on the back. I like the words but I think they were too structured.
Last thing was to get a collection of appliques blocks ready for handwork. I like to use freezer paper templates and spray starch. I iron 2 layers of freezer paper together, cut the shape and iron it to the wrong side of the fabric. Then I trim the fabric about 1/4" larger and brush the seam allowance with starch. I clip inside curves and points and use a hot iron to dry and turn the edges over the freezer paper. After that I can take out the paper and pin the neat applique piece to the background ready to applique. I'm ready to take along handwork for tomorrow.