Sweetbriar Surplice is the second pattern in the Everyday Dresses Ebook. The book is available now for $10.00, until the publication of the final dress (Salt Island), when it will reach the final $12.00 price
*The upstairs bedrooms at my great grandmother's house were filled with treasures from a time when coal and cargo trains passed in an endless ribbon through the railroad town where she lived. In the corner of the room my siblings and I shared stood an old victrola, and tattered stuffed animals filled the sloped-ceiling closet. And in the room across the hall, where my mother slept, a wash basin rested near the foot of the bed and trinkets covered the top of the old oak dresser. I'm pretty sure this is where I saw milk glass for the first time, and the hobnail texture enchanted me.
*Sweetbriar Surplice is inspired by my great grandmother's milk glass and the Greenbriar river that rushed past the steep embankment where her house stood. The textured bodice and knitted-on la