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Chenille Robe

Added Dec 27, 2008

by erdronen

Cincinnati, Ohio...






For my mother-in-law for Christmas! I was so excited about this one :) I used Simplicity 3969. I added a little bit of ribbon trim on the pockets, and meant to add some around the sleeves and/or neckline, but I didn’t have time. I finished them Christmas Eve around 1 am :)

Other changes I made- I lined the sleeves for softness, and increased the width of the facing again for a little extra softness around her neck. The backside of chenille is not all that soft…

The sleeves ended up way too big, but mostly because of the weird shoulders. They came way down her arm (more than is normal). Otherwise, the fit was pretty good! I hope she gets some use out of it.

See my blog for more info.

Material Notes

chenille striped fabric from Joann’s




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    Dec 28, 2008, 06.52 PMby byfaith

    Nice, I’m do to have my baby in 2 months and was thinking if I should make or buy pjs and robe, but after seeing your creations I think I’m going to try making them myself. GOOD JOB

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