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Patterns: Old Fashioned Baby

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Baby Gowns - Old Fashioned Baby

old fashioned baby gowns

See photos of two gowns, Diane's and Jeanette's.

These little baby gowns from Old Fashioned Baby are beautiful, perfect for a blessing gown. This pattern has 3 different views, from simple to fancy. It is especially beautiful made with Bearissima Swiss Batiste.

View 1
(top left) is simple in design. It features long cuffed sleeves and bias bound neck accented with featherstitching. The lace embellished yoke is bordered with tucks. Additional featherstitching is on the yoke and hem.

View 2
(top right) features 3/4 length sleeves which are edged with entredeux and lace. The yoke is embellished with lace, the hem is edged with lace insertion, gathered lace edging and a sweet embroidery design. This style includes directions for making a short baby dress with puff sleeves.

View 3
(bottom center) has long sleeves which are gathered at the wrist with tiny Swiss beading and edged with a self fabric ruffle trimmed with lace. A fabric ruffle frames the lace and tucked yoke. The long skirt has lace and tucks with a ruffle at the hem.

All gowns open along the back and can be fastened with buttons or Beauty Pins. A pretty Slip with a ruffle hem and an exquisite Bonnet with ribbon ties, complete the ensemble.

Old Fashioned Baby patterns contain good instructions and are easy to sew!

Newborn (Weight 7-14 lbs.) and Six Months (Weight 18 lbs.)

Price: $12.49

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Fabric Suggestions: Pima or Swiss Batiste, Lawn, Voile, Handkerchief Linen, Silk, and Poly/cotton Batiste, Swiss Flannel

Gown View 1: (27" Long) Fabric - 1 1/2 Yds; 1/2" Lace Insertion - 7/8 Yd; 1/2" Swiss Insertion - 3/4" Yd

Gown View 2: (27" Long) Fabric - 1 1/4 Yds; 1/2" Lace Insertion - 4 Yds; 1/2" Swiss Insertion - 2 1/4 Yd; 3/8" Lace Edging - 2 3/8 Yds; 3/4" Lace Edging - 2 3/4 Yds; Entredeux - 1 5/8

Dress View 2: (16" Long) Fabric - 1 Yd, purchase trims as for Gown View 2

Christening Gown View 3: (36" Long) Fabric - 3 Yds; 3/8" Lace Edging - 7 Yds; 1/2" Lace Insertion - 2 5/8" Yds; Entredeux - 3/8" Yd; 3/8" Swiss Beading - 1/2" Yd; Ribbon to fit Beading - 3/4" Yd

Slip: Fabric - 1 3/8 Yds; Christening Slip: Fabric - 1 7/8"; 1/4" Lace Edging - 4 3/4 Yds; Bonnet: Fabric - 1/4" Yd, 1/2" Lace Insertion 5/8 Yd (NB - 1/2 Yd), 1/2" Swiss Insertion - 1 1/8 Yd (NB - 1 Yd), 3/4" Lace Edging - 5/8 Yd (NB - 1/2 Yd), 1/2" Ribbon for Ties - 1 Yd

Notions: All Gowns need 5 Pearl Buttons (1/4") or 2 Baby Pins, Slips need 2 Buttons (1/4")


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