Sewing With Mummy

June 3, 2019

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Mummy and I have been sewing on more harnesses, trying to get them completed before we leave the end of this month for our two-month-long EASTERN ADVENTURE, exploring the USA.  These pretty harnesses were made from laces and trims that Mummy and I found in Paris last year!  Each one is in a different color, and made with different antique laces, but the antique lace panel in the center is the same on each one.  All of the laces are very, very old and it took a long time to wash, iron and cut everything out.  We found the new trims in a really, really cute shop… which is where we also found the darling little flower buttons that will be sewn onto the collar of each harness.  Our “initial” will be sewn underneath each flower to make it easier to match the harness up with the correct doggie that it belongs to.  When Mummy bought the flower buttons and all of the trims, she had no idea what she would eventually use them for… they just HAPPENED to all match up when we went to make these ANTIQUE PARIS HARNESSES!  The body of the harness is made from an unbleached, soft muslin and goes perfectly with the antique feel.  We are both very pleased with the result.  Although it took over a week to get them finished, I think the result was worth it.  What do you think?  We will pack these to take with us on our trip and I hope that we are able to show them off to some of our friends at a face-to-face meet up!  Please don’t forget to contact us through this webpage with your phone number and email address if we are coming through your city and you would like to meet up with us.  I have posted our travel schedule on a previous post.  We sure are getting excited about our summer trip and we hope to see some of you this summer.  KISS KISS!!!

49 Comments

  • Mary Hamilton

    03.06.2019 at 14:54 Reply

    I adore your harnesses!!! Mummy does such a great job! Did she have a pattern she bought initially, or did she just make one? I hope one day my mummy can learn to make me one and something for my brother. You and your sisters will be “stylin” . Will mummy make bows too? I can’t seem to get used to wearing one myself. Mummy keeps trying tho!

    • millie larue

      03.06.2019 at 15:11 Reply

      Thank you very much! Mummy started off with a SIMPLICITY pattern and then gradually over time she has changed it up so that it fits our shape a little better than the original pattern. They are very easy to make but just take TIME to make each one… but they are not difficult. Sometimes she makes a simple matching hairbow but we have so many that we usually have something that will match most any outfit.

  • Jeanie Drane

    03.06.2019 at 15:14 Reply

    Oh my sounds so beautiful the antique material is awesome. ,sounding so talented to match u girls ur mummy is so talented,to match all u sweet girls vests,did she learn from her sweet moma,I dont sew,wish I could have,I would have sewn,for lexis,,I pit her in clothes ,she never liked them her pappy always ,took them off her ,she lived her sweathercin the winter, she’d bring it to me to put it on her ,awww was so sweet,u girls will be styling as always in ur beautiful vests ,4 beautiful little dolls,live u alll yes time is moving fast ur vacation adventure will soon be here, love u all so much!!!!!!!!💗💗💗💗💗💗💗💗💗💗😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘💗💗😘😘😘😘😘😘🙂🙂🙂😘😘😘😘😘

    • millie larue

      03.06.2019 at 15:37 Reply

      Thank you very much. Mummy just taught herself to sew. When she was a little girl she took a neighborhood sewing class for a week but that was about it… then when she had children, she taught herself so she could make her two boys sweet little smocked outfits. 😘❤️😘

  • Linda Hasha

    03.06.2019 at 15:39 Reply

    They are beautiful and love mommy’s work. Millie you are such a beautiful model!💗💗💗💗

  • Christine Flaherty

    03.06.2019 at 15:42 Reply

    When does Mummy sleep? She us amazing 🐾💕🐶

    • millie larue

      03.06.2019 at 16:18 Reply

      LOLOLOLOL She is really burning the candle trying to get our new harnesses finished before we leave on our trip in a few weeks! YIKES it will be here soon 😳

  • Debbie

    03.06.2019 at 15:53 Reply

    I love how your Mommy sews such beautiful harnesses. If I can I will try to meet up with you along your travels.

    • millie larue

      03.06.2019 at 16:20 Reply

      Please send us a private email with your city and a contact number so we know where to be expecting you. It will be hard to plan meetups at the last minute.

  • Charlette Koger

    03.06.2019 at 16:00 Reply

    Love these new harness. You all will look so cute in these. Can’t wait to you all wearing them.

  • Sharon Terrel

    03.06.2019 at 16:09 Reply

    I love you mommy’s artistry in sewing

  • Laurie Heikoff

    03.06.2019 at 16:15 Reply

    Your mummy makes beautiful harnesses! Love the antique French lace!!! I hope you will have a wonderful vacation, little Millie!!! You and your sisters are all so precious!!! 😘😘😘😘

  • Betty White

    03.06.2019 at 16:41 Reply

    I love them, they turned out so beautiful!! Wish you were coming close to Frankfort, KY I would love to meet you .

  • Daphne Parris

    03.06.2019 at 16:44 Reply

    Millie LaRue Your Mummy is Absolutely as Amazing as you Beautiful Furbabies are. Love the Gorgeous Harnesses

  • Patricia L. Smith

    03.06.2019 at 16:44 Reply

    Oh my goodness! Those are beautiful. You and your Mommy are so talented.
    Thank you for showing us. 💖💖

  • Crista Banks

    03.06.2019 at 16:59 Reply

    The harnesses are beautiful!!! I just bought my first sewing machine! It’s a simple Janome. I haven’t even had time to unbox it! Hopefully this summer I can start learning to sew and eventually I can make my girls some harnesses.

  • dianne mcneely

    03.06.2019 at 17:16 Reply

    Mommy is an accomplished designer. Enjoy your trip!!

  • Kim Shults

    03.06.2019 at 17:27 Reply

    Millie, your mummy makes the most beautiful harnesses! She is just so talented I don’t think there is anything she can’t do! It would be great if mummy would sell a pattern for the harness on your website. Have fun on your summer adventure!

    • millie larue

      03.06.2019 at 17:34 Reply

      Thank you very much. There are lots of harness patterns for doggies in the PATTERN BOOKS in fabric or craft stores. We started with a SIMPLICITY pattern and then altered it a little somit fit our shape better.

  • Mary Ann Dahl

    03.06.2019 at 17:40 Reply

    You’re very lucky girls. Mommy is so talented.

  • Elaine Cardell

    03.06.2019 at 17:40 Reply

    The harnesses are beautiful. I love the antique lace that you found in Paris. You girls will be gorgeous wearing them. Look forward to seeing them finished.

  • Janet Shiels

    03.06.2019 at 18:24 Reply

    Sweet Millie, your new harnesses are so lovely. I just love anything with lace on it. You will all look beautiful. Mommy is a talented lady and it shows that she loves you all so much.💕

  • Mitch Mariani

    03.06.2019 at 18:27 Reply

    I have to say, Mummy did a fantastic job. I can’t wait to see you all wearing them. I have my own doggie projects piling up and not started. I need to thought. There is a patriotic harness I need to get started on for our therapy visits. I am looking forward to seeing all the places you will go on your trip too.

    • Millie LaRue

      03.06.2019 at 18:32 Reply

      Ohhhhhh mr Mitch… Mummy had soooo many harness projects that had piled up it seemed overwhelming but one-by-one she knocked them out until now she only has ONE MORE left to go!!! I am sure she will buy more fabric further down the road but at least these projects will be FINISHED!!! We are taking the lovely hairbows that you made for us on our upcoming trip! Mummy already has them set aside with our packing. Every time we wear them we think if you 😘😘

  • Carol Copeland

    03.06.2019 at 22:33 Reply

    I can’t wait to see the harnesses! They sound pretty!

    • millie larue

      03.06.2019 at 22:53 Reply

      Ms Carol… they are posted in the picture attached to this post.

  • Judy Alter

    03.06.2019 at 22:47 Reply

    How gorgeous, your mummy is so talented.

  • Faye Lawrence

    03.06.2019 at 23:25 Reply

    Be still my heart absolutely adorable. Love ya’ll so much. kiss kiss

  • Lynn Davis

    04.06.2019 at 01:13 Reply

    As always, you and Mummy have outdone yourselves. They are beautiful and so very special! ❤

  • Susan Nicol

    04.06.2019 at 02:25 Reply

    Millie
    Your new harnesses are very beautiful. Your mommy is very talented.
    I missed the post of where your going to be on the East Coast. I live in Boston and would love to get to see you babies and mommy and daddy.
    Please message me where and the dates
    Susan

    • millie larue

      04.06.2019 at 03:12 Reply

      Ms Susan, if you scroll down theu a few of our recent posts you will find the one where we list all of our upcoming AIRSTREAM stops and the dates.

  • Becky Lansing

    04.06.2019 at 02:27 Reply

    So many acts of love for you girls. Mummy knows a girl needs to look her best while on vacation. Hope it’s a great trip for you all!

  • Cathy Merrill

    04.06.2019 at 03:08 Reply

    I missed the the post of where you are going. Would love to have you post it again. Will you be near Boston? Would love to see you all. Please let me know if you will be near Boston.

    • millie larue

      04.06.2019 at 03:16 Reply

      Ms Cathy, you can just scroll back a few posts and find the one where we posted all of the cities and the dates when we will be stopping there.

  • Sheri

    04.06.2019 at 12:22 Reply

    Are these not the most adorable harnesses?!?!
    Lots of love went into these.
    You will be traveling in style during your Eastern coastal areas trip….
    These will look the style if you should visit some of our historical places during your travels.
    Can’t wait to see you girls in them…
    Marley and mom….

  • Carole Greene-Henderson

    04.06.2019 at 13:30 Reply

    I love these harnesses ❤️All of you will be so beautiful and tres chic!

  • Maggie McMann

    04.06.2019 at 14:57 Reply

    Oh how exquisite! You are very blessed little girls! You are probably the only Yorkies in the entire world with antique Parisian trimmed harness es!

  • Deborah Medlock

    04.06.2019 at 20:22 Reply

    they’re beautiful

  • Patricia Hunt

    04.06.2019 at 20:25 Reply

    Lovely work. You all will look stunning as always. ❤❤❤❤❤❤

  • Kay Ankeny

    05.06.2019 at 10:48 Reply

    I used to sew a lot of my own clothes years ago, so I know the work your Mommy put in all your harnesses. She gets very creative with some of them. When you get to Pennsylvania don’t forget to check out the fabric shops. They have so many beautiful colors and patterns used in the quilts. Hugs ❤️❤️❤️

  • Donna Larter

    05.06.2019 at 16:10 Reply

    Beautiful harnesses. Can’t wait to see them on you. ❤️❤️❤️

  • Donna Larter

    05.06.2019 at 16:11 Reply

    Absolutely love following your adventures.

  • Pupcake Tran

    06.06.2019 at 01:27 Reply

    I love all of your harnesses….Your Mummy’s very talented! Have fun and safe trip this summer!!! kiss kiss kiss kiss

  • Monica

    08.06.2019 at 00:43 Reply

    Dear Mille!!! You and your sisters are very Lucky!!! Your Mummy is very talented!! I bought the simplicity patterns too… and I’m still in the process to make Moka’s first harness!! Lol… Hope soon I will learn and do a fashion line for her so next time we meet you she can look as Cute you four Always look!!!! Kissesssss from Florida 💕💜😘😘😘

    • millie larue

      08.06.2019 at 01:54 Reply

      Ohhh I cant wait to see yours when you get them finished! Please send us a picture! 😘😘

  • Wendy Scoggins

    09.06.2019 at 23:19 Reply

    Those are lovely! Your mommy does some amazing things! You girls are gonna look phenomenal! I only wish that I was going to be anywhere close to where you will be on your Eastern trip 🙁

  • Susan Thomas

    10.06.2019 at 10:43 Reply

    ohhhh they are beautiful Millie! I’ve been sewing too! As you know I lost my beautiful Emily in December… but she helped me find a new little girl, Isabella… so I’ve been sewing new harnesses for her! She has to be stylish too!

  • Kay Sheets

    02.07.2019 at 22:01 Reply

    Millie you have such a wonderful family I can’t wait to hear about your travels! Also to see your outfits you and your mummy made.
    Happy travels! 🥰🐾🐾🐾🐾🥰

    • millie larue

      02.07.2019 at 22:12 Reply

      Thank you for following along with us! 😘😘

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