1960’s Babydoll Nightie

This week I have been working on a gift for my friend’s lingerie party: a 1960’s babydoll style nightgown!  Because what girl doesn’t need one of these in her lingerie chest??? ;)  (I know I do–might be making on for myself next!)

You might notice some pulling on the yoke–I need to give it a final press still, which hopefully will eliminate most of that.  I also still need to hem it.  I really LOVE how it has turned out so far, though!

You can read more about this project and see more detailed pics at my new blog, The Vintage Home Sewist!


• Meet the Author • Bessie M.

My name is Bessie, and I am a seamstress and vintage fashion enthusiast. My mother taught me to sew when I was a wee little girl, and I have been hooked ever since. I began using vintage patterns back in 04' or 05' when I stumbled across a box full of vintage patterns for $5. Now vintage patterns are all that I use. :) I teach piano and sewing lessons and run my own Etsy shop, Bessie Miller Vintage, through which I sell vintage sewing patterns, vintage clothing, and other vintage awesomeness that I find here and there. You can check out my shop here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/BessieMillerVintage?ref=si_shop Bessie Miller Vintage Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bessie-Miller-Vintage/229397830509860

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9 comments… add one

  • Very fun!! I love blue and white…it will be perfect for summer.

  • It’s sooooo beautiful!!!

  • That’s super cute (-:

  • So cute! I love the soft colors as well. I’m sure she’ll love it!

  • Bessie, that is just so SWEET! What a lovely gift. Babydoll jammies bring back some nice memories.

  • Thank you all! I finished it up and gave it to my friend this evening–she LOVED it!

  • I am smitten by this

  • SO pretty!

  • What a lovely dress!


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