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Added Dec 23, 2008

by evamarie

Selestat, France






I wanted to make this night slip for my sister as a present in silk, but I wanted to try out the pattern first on some scrap fabric. It was easier than I thought. Its pretty much the hardest thing I’ve ever attempted. The elastic at the back I could have done a little better.

Material Notes

Vintage 60’s pink fabric I found hanging on a discrete hanger in the back of an unheated, cluttered room at the “Original Original Treasure Market” in Kokomo.





Katie for letting me use her sewing machine (fingers crossed I get one for Christmas!)

Theresa for jumping up from behind her laptop when I asked if she would pose for a picture in this pepto-nighty and had it on lickety split and posing like the model she is.

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    Feb 5, 2009, 07.17 AMby evamarie

    barbara.agatha…..I felt the SAME EXACT TREPIDATION AS YOU! And I’m telling you, that’s why I bought this pink fabric that cost a $1.00 as a trial, and then I was going to make it in silk. But, check it out: Have I made it in silk? No! I think you should just go for it! The instructions are really very good and if you just take your time, you should be fine! Good luck!

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    Jan 26, 2009, 08.21 AMby barbaraagatha

    As a novice, did you find this very hard? Think I could tackle it? I’m afraid to buy silk and waste it by making some silly mistake along the way…

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    Dec 26, 2008, 10.29 PMby erdronen

    cute! i love the color! :) I can’t wait to see your sisters!

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    Dec 25, 2008, 02.59 PMby justmica

    Very cute!!!

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    Dec 23, 2008, 04.36 PMby arete999

    It is very pretty!!!

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    Dec 23, 2008, 02.09 PMby marlorcor

    so pretty, and what an amazing color!

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    Dec 23, 2008, 11.04 AMby carlatv

    Your prototype came out great!

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    Dec 23, 2008, 11.02 AMby catmagalhaes

    very pretty! It turned out very good! congratulations!

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