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Newborn and toddler dress set

Added Jun 16, 2010

by xnickerxje

Lelystad, Nether...






Made for a shower gift for a mom expecting daughter #2. New born gown was a free download pattern from Made by Rae (see credits for link). The toddler gown was an adaptation of the Vivienne gown.




Garment Type
Casual, Classic


Details on my blog.
Newborn Gown Pattern

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    Jun 18, 2010, 07.09 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    What a great idea, I made clothes for my friends new baby girl and she outgrew them so fast her mum was a little sad because she liked them so much, next time I will make a small size and then a larger one :) These are both super cute :)

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    Jun 18, 2010, 02.41 AMby nessys

    These are so lovely – I really like the combination of yellow & white. So refreshing!

    I am wanting to make something like this for a friend’s daughter – but I have no idea re sizing. .. do you think the Vivienne would be suitable for a one year old? Sorry – childless & clueless . . !!!

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      Jun 18, 2010, 06.21 AMby xnickerxje

      I am pretty clueless at child sizing as well (unfortunately). When I was looking at pattern sizes online, they seemed to be about half an inch difference between sizes on average. Then again, the Vivienne dress is so loose and comfy you could probably get away with making it the normal size and “belting” it off with a sash to adjust the waist. And the directions show you how to adjust the shoulder button placement to make it fit a younger child. From a mom’s point of view- it’s easy to put on and take off, and easy to get to the diapers to change them. So I say go for it! :)

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      Jun 18, 2010, 07.17 AMby nessys

      Thanks so much Honey!! I’ll give it ago!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 09.47 PMby gaviccaabri

    so cute and lovely, adorable!

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    Jun 16, 2010, 09.58 PMby seasidelaundry

    Best little baby girl dress so far! You took “based on” to a new level.

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      Jun 18, 2010, 06.21 AMby xnickerxje

      Thank you! Isn’t it always like that, though? Once you start tweaking, it seems so easy to add another, then another. :)

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    Jun 16, 2010, 08.59 PMby pawloo

    this is super super cute!!

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    Jun 16, 2010, 03.43 PMby tamezdc

    What a nice gift!! They are beautiful!

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    Jun 16, 2010, 01.35 PMby rreuvers

    This dresses are adorable. I think it’s a good idea for my two grandchildren. Thanks for showing.

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    Jun 16, 2010, 12.07 PMby monahan

    so sweet!

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    Jun 16, 2010, 09.37 AMby hdk100

    Beautiful dresses, great colors! It’s the perfect present!

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    Jun 16, 2010, 09.26 AMby robygiup

    Absolutely lovely!!!

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    Jun 16, 2010, 09.20 AMby sewella

    The ARE SO GORGEOUS!! Impeccable workmanship T.!

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    Jun 16, 2010, 08.13 AMby lilibellech

    Soooooo cute!!! Wonderful!

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    Jun 16, 2010, 08.11 AMby mry

    These dresses are so cute!!

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