One of my all time favorite designs is Cherries! Over the years I try to pick up quaint cherry prints to use this pattern on. This sweet little dress is made with a very fine cotton lawn. It was so fine I had to sew in a slip, that worked out great since it gave the skirt extra "pouf". The collar is made using a soft cotton pique and I used the faggotting stitch to attach the gingham trim. The smocking is a simple geometric and I used silk ribbon to form the cherry stems, adding buttons as the cherries. This version of Cherries was made for a dear friends granddaughter, Easter 2009.
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