Tuesday 30 August 2011

The Oxford Children's Guild of St Clare: Progress

The Oxford Children's Guild is now well into its second year, and a great deal of work has been accomplished. Earlier posts described the making of smocked bonnets and sleeping bags: here are further pictures of the completed work. 
Baby Grace Lewin, wearing a smocked linen bonnet made by her older sister Marie

Marie Lewin and Bridget Auty with their hand quilted sleeping bags
 Moving on from these projects, the girls have begun some dressmaking, taught by expert dressmaker Clare Auty.
Bridget Auty wearing a dress she made herself
Work on dressmaking, whitework and (for the younger children) felt-making, continues. More pictures will be forthcoming when the new term is well under way!

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