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Boxing, Trucking, and Moving

Posted by Paula Geake on

For those of us that have ever moved from one place to another, no matter how far, I know  that you can feel my pain...

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So, What Is English Smocking?

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Especially For Ewe spends a lot of time posting about English Smocking but what is English smocking?  English smocking is a traditional embroidery technique that gathers fabric together into tight pleats so that it can stretch and return to its gathered shape. It is often used as a form of decoration on a garment with either pictures or a geometric design creating a pattern on the fabric.  Especially For Ewe will be sharing more interesting facts about smocking in later blogs so stay tuned.  I want to share some exciting news with you, Especially For Ewe is moving.  We are...

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Warp Speed Ahead

Posted by Paula Geake on

The studio seems to be running at warp speed over the past few weeks with preparing for craft shows, hashtags, upcoming specials, and working on promotions for Black Friday/Cyber Monday. More fabric has arrived for a girl's dress and a boy's romper to be ready within the next few weeks and I have started working on a dream project of mine, an English-smocked ruffled had with a matching dress in size 3 months. It looks like one of these might be ready for the next show in Centreville. We will see.    There is lots of cutting, sewing, smocking, and...

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Are You Ready For The Changing Leaves?

Posted by Paula Benner on

It won’t be long before the days are cooler, the nights are made for snuggling and the leaves begin to change.  These are all signs that even colder weather is on the way but this transition time of year brings color and wonder that my family and I love.  We take our dog, Rocky, and a picnic and head out to see what nature has to display on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  The Blue Ridge Parkway is a perfect place to start but we have been known to stray even further, even to West Virginia to see what this states...

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It Is Labor Day Weekend

Posted by Paula Benner on

Hello Shoppers and Friends!!! Nothing says Christmas any more than a bright red plaid.  This cute dress has short cuffed sleeves and a simple button back closure.  The dress falls at the waist and features a Peter Pan Collar.   Add the pinafore to complete the cute Christmas look.  The pinafore features our favorite, Santa with his favorite reindeer, Rodolph as they share a candy cane.  The pinafore is a very light grey and pairs well with the red plaid dress.  The pinafore buttons in the back  and side ties making the cute bows that little girls love.  There are ruffles...

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