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Pale green nightgown

Added Jan 12, 2010

by dreamfast

Kaunas, Lithuania






I know this can hardly count as a Christmas present for a friend, but it is :)
I just drafted my own patern, rather loose fitted, cause the matterial I’ve used doesn’t strech.
The main part of the gown is pale green and I thought it would be rather boring to leave the armholes and neckline bare, so I’ve attached some light blue, hand made “bias” tape with small flowers (same goes for the hem).
The back is decorated with one button which one is rather unnecessary, because the neckline is rather wide.

Material Notes

Cotton, one button, some elastic.




Garment Type

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    Apr 12, 2010, 04.52 PMby onegoodapple

    love the pintucks and the colour – definite present material!

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    Jan 13, 2010, 09.01 PMby simplyscraps

    how did you do the front pleats?

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    Jan 13, 2010, 09.01 PMby simplyscraps

    how did you do the front pleats?

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    Jan 13, 2010, 04.09 AMby simplyscraps

    Very cute! I’m going to try one of my own tomorrow! What kind of fabric did you use?

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      Jan 13, 2010, 08.13 AMby dreamfast

      It should be a rather qiuck project, then ;)
      I used soft cotton, so that it would feel nice close to the body. The flovery matterial was my old shirt (also cotton), which one I’ve used to make a waistband for a skirt as well :)

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    Jan 13, 2010, 12.09 AMby modernvintageworkshop

    NICE! i made a bunch of dresses like that and am currently working on an upload pattern! :) great color!

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      Jan 13, 2010, 08.14 AMby dreamfast

      Thanks :)

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    Jan 12, 2010, 05.00 PMby dschudie

    love it!

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    Jan 12, 2010, 01.15 PMby bug379

    It looks very vintage. Great idea using handmade bias tape in a floral design to add some flair.

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