Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Flannel Nightie

My mother spent her working years as a mother and a nurse. I joke that once she retired she started working for me. She does spend an awful lot of time at the homestead, and we're so grateful for the home cooked meals, the folded laundry, the little sorting jobs she does, and the love she so generously gives our children.

In her spare time, my mother sews: curtains, quilts, receiving blankets, and pyjama pants for Jude.

And for our girls? Flannel nighties.

If she would venture into the world of Etsy, I'm convinced my mother could make a killing by selling these cozy little dresses. For now, my girls are the privileged and proud recipients of seasonal nightgowns that make our hearts clench with their timeless, Little-House-on-the-Prairie appeal.

Hmm...I just got an idea for a future giveaway.

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  1. Those are adorable!! Great idea for a give away ;)

  2. Tell your Mom that I would buy one!

  3. I would buy one for my three year-old!
    I would have LOVED one of those nighties when I was a child - Little House in the Big Woods was one of my all-time favourites. Aren't Grandmas the best!?

  4. That is the cutest little nightgown on an even CUTER smile. Love it :)

  5. Those pictures...oh. my. fruuuitcake!!
    I could crawl right through this screen to grab that girl and kiss and hug her to pieces!
    Sarah wears the nightie that Mom made for Kailyn when she was about 12. Now she is 19! Jamie wears Sarah's now as she has outgrown her own. Our girls are in need of new ones so Nanny better get busy...
    In fact, I would like a new one, too..:)

  6. Love those nighties - I would love Nanny to make me one too!

  7. That nightie is FABULOUS! As are the pj pants, of which I think we have a few. They're my favourite pj pants of YS's. But that nightie. Sigh. Perfect.


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