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Sleeping Gown

Added Aug 18, 2010

by rifka

Denver, Colorado...






We leave for a trip along the West Coast this weekend. I wanted to have something to sleep in and something to wear when dashing to the camp restroom in the middle of the night. You know, something lovely and ladylike amidst all the adventures of camping for 16 nights along the shore. Not to mention I was hoping to look somewhat decent between the rare shower here and there.

Very simple to make. I used an old pillow case, snipped out some armholes, added bias tape, added a skirt split, and used the excess fabric for the top ribbon and belt. No patten necessary. Old sheeting is the best to sleep in too as it’s so light weight and comfortable.

Material Notes

Cotton Pillow Case


Garment Type
Casual, Other

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    Jan 16, 2011, 10.57 AMby redslippers

    what a great idea and great use of pillow cases!

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    Sep 19, 2010, 06.38 PMby oranda

    Impressive! I wouldn’t notice it’s made from pillow cases!!

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    Aug 21, 2010, 10.13 PMby beaufabulous

    what an awesome dress! I love the design, it looks so comfy and cute :)

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    Aug 20, 2010, 02.20 AMby cantare

    I agree with the comments that say it’s too pretty to be kept inside! And I love the pinafore out of the same fabric. Very summer vacation-y :)

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    Aug 20, 2010, 01.38 AMby marloncosta

    impressive! I think this dress is worthy of being shown off during a sunny beautiful day, not just for you to sleep on. It really is super fresh and cute! Super well done!

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    Aug 19, 2010, 01.20 PMby kelepso

    Oh wow! Its too beautiful to simply sleep in. Wear it out too!

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    Aug 19, 2010, 12.03 PMby gray

    Wow, I feel this is somewhat lost and wasted on camping!! It is so pretty… =)

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    Aug 19, 2010, 04.40 AMby irmchen

    Simply BEAUTIFUL! :-) You are talented – that’s true.

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    Aug 19, 2010, 04.04 AMby annicit

    I agree with elisana :) Very cute!

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    Aug 19, 2010, 01.10 AMby hstorm799

    This is SO incredibly cute! I am in love with this fabric! I can’t believe this was a pillow case. Well done!

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    Aug 19, 2010, 12.19 AMby elisana

    so very lovely! your sleeping gown would be my go-anywhere-anytime kinda dress

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    Aug 18, 2010, 10.56 PMby michelle ><><><

    very cute love the fabric! <><

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