Baby Doll Nightie

Hi there! This is my first post and I’m very excited to be here.  A  few weeks ago I was surfing the internet and typed in 1950’s baby doll nightie and came across the sweetest little number. I took one look at it and thought  I could sew that  for myself. I consider myself still a novice at the sewing machine, so to sew something without a pattern was a challenge. I think I did pretty good and importantly I had fun doing it! I used a simple A- line for the body, muslin fabric for the straps. I added a little eyelet across the front and the back of bodice then topped it off with a little black bow. It really was a simple design! I used the Madeline Mini Bloomers free pattern from Coletterie ( http://www.coletterie.com/colette-patterns-news/free-pattern-to-download-the-madeleine-mini-bloomers) to make the bloomers. I really love how this turned out and can’t wait to make another! More pics at my blog http://bumblebettys.blogspot.com.

 

                    

• Meet the Author • Bumble Betty


I am a retro loving housewife who's clothing collect has exceeded my budget and have now turned to sewing my own. I have sewn little projects since Jr High but just recently tried my hand at clothing.


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6 comments… add one

  • Gotta love a vintage style nightie with matching bloomers. I just adore bloomers.

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    • Oh me too! They are suprisingly comfortable.

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  • Very cute! Good job on your first non pattern make!

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  • it’s so cute !!!!
    I didn’t try to make bloomers, I’m always afraid it’s too small for me… hihihihi

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    • The pattern at Collette was so easy to make and so comfortable!

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