Vintage Sewing Pattern Cookie Set

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Foodie Friends, I am still exploring the intersection between cookie decorating and my vintage sewing pattern collection – it’s been a delight so far.

Today’s selection are as faithful to the original pattern artwork as I can make it – there are a couple of exceptions due to the artwork dress being white and I have gone ahead and chosen a colour.

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The Intersection Between Vintage Sewing Patterns and Cookie Decorating

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Foodie Friends, if you happen to read the sewing blog page on my website, you’d know that I am somewhat stuck in a bygone era…mostly the 1900s. I collect vintage sewing patterns: mostly women’s wear, children’s wear and baby layette patterns.  The artwork on the envelopes is divine and nothing about today’s sewing pattern artwork compares.  Recently I have been exploring the intersectionality between cookie decorating and my love of vintage sewing patterns.

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Classic Baptism Cookie

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Food Friends, inspiration is everywhere; even on the humble Baptism invitation.  This past week, we received both a wedding and baptism invitation; both were really simple and visually appealing. I had visions of recreating both but perfect reproductions are still in the pipeline – instead, I used the artwork on the invitations to inspire me create these hand painted cookies.

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Sugar and Spice and all Things Nice

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Cooking friends, I know that by looking at my blog post production, it looks like I’m not cooking but I can assure you that isn’t the case.  Since about September last year (2015), I’ve been working on a new medium – cookies. I just keep forgetting to take pictures to share with you all. I know, I know…I’ve got to work on that. Anyways, I’ve been cooking, gingerbread houses, gingerbread Christmas ornaments, gingerbread cookies/biscuits, sugar cookies/biscuits and variations of sugar cookies…and I’ve been teaching myself the art of decorating these sugar confections.

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