Monday, September 20, 2010

Are ya ready for another one of my creations?

Here are three very grubby and prim dresses I made. These are probably one of the grubbiest things I have made, or maybe not! The dress part is sleeveless, and I used a linen type fabric. I gruubied it up with coffee and spices and let them dry on clothesline outside in the sun. The little jackets are ragripped and sewn. The sleeves go out straight, because I put a small branch from one of our trees through them like a hanger. I tied a loop on the twig in the same material as the dress. I have alittle tag that says prim dress on it with a little safety pin. These dresses are 18 inches long, and a little close to 17 inches across the sleeves.

There two with ticking material jackets, one is alittle lighter blue, and the other one is more navy. And one has little hearts that are mauve with a lighter blue print. I loved making these. There is just something about prim dresses I love. I also have some smaller ones made from calicos and homespun I will show you next. I wanted to get my etsy started, but due to me having to have surgery on this Friday, it has put me behind. Any of my creations you see you are interested in just let me know. I'll be back soon with the little dresses!!


mysteryhistorymom said...

Fran- Oh, Sweetie, when you get your etsy shop started you are going to be a HIT!!! So sorry you have to have another surgery, but just think of the time you will have to dream and plan while you recover, dear friend. I LOVED reading your letter and will be writing to you tonight! Oh my goodness, you are such a blessing to me!!! Lori

Jacqueline said...

I want one of those dresses pretty please for my log cabin/primitive bedroom. Yikes, do I have to go to Etsy?

You are having surgery this Friday. I must get that email back to you...

I'm praying for strength for you and courage. Love you Fran. I'm reading everything you write, and I have not forgotten you. Love to you...lots of it.

BucksCountyFolkArt said...

These fall under the category of "Scrumptious"!

I've seen and felt your work first-hand so I know how much better than must even be in real life.

Let us know when you start Etsying!

I can't believe it's that time of year again for more surgery. God Bless!


Jacqueline said...

Father bring Fran home safe and sound. I pray for her speedy recovery today!

Fran, I'm thinking of you today (Friday) and praying all the way...

Any dress is fine, but how much? I'm a bit of a tight wad right now...I need to be. Michaels does not pay much more than jelly beans but oh, so fun! Can I pay you in jelly beans? Just kidding!

Amy said...

Those are so cute! Hope your surgery went well. Have been off the grid -- over the edge -- under a rock lately!

Theresa said...

Hi Fran! Those are wonderful, I have such a soft spot for primitive crafts. I used to do shows with my sister and all of our stuff was just 'prim ugly' as our kids would say :)
These dresses are so cute and I love the branches for the hangers. I hope you are recovering well from your surgery. Take care, and I can't wait to see more goodies from you as soon as you are well. Theresa xoxo

Tracy Suzanne said...

Hey Fran. Just stopped by to whisper hello. It seems it's been forever since I got to visit. You're dresses are just cotton pickin' cute. (sorry, I couldn't help myself). You've done a great job at grubbing them up. And I love the way you've chosen to photograph them.

Hope this morning brings you a day full of blessings.
Warm hugs...Tracy :)