Heirloom sewing is defined as a collection of needlework techniques that imitates fine French hand sewing of the period 1890-1920.
Today, a sewing machine and manufactured trims are used to replicate this fine art. Delicate, and often sheer white cotton or linen fabrics are used with this refined skill.
Garments, especially christening gowns, are created with Love, and trimmed with an assortment of laces, insertions, tucks and entredeux, narrow ribbon, and smocking to create a delicate keepsake.
Jane uses only the finest of materials and specializes in crafting unique christening gowns which will become the heirlooms of tomorrow.
Below is a few of the items produced at the classes / or commissioned,
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