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« on: December 11, 2007 02:41:50 PM »

I decided that I wanted my daughter to have a Christmas nightgown this year.  My mom always made them for us when I was young so I finally got around to making one for Emmie this year.  I still need to add a little ribbon bow to the top neckline but I'm so proud of how it turned out.   Size wise it's a little big but I think I will just take the elastic in a little more at the neckline.



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« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2007 02:47:28 PM »

Super cute! It reminds me of the nightgowns my mom made me when I was little. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2007 02:51:30 PM »

Cute! And what a great tradition.
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« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2007 03:04:03 PM »

I'm not sure which is cuter, the nightgown or the little girl. They're both cute as buttons!  I love that material.
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« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2007 03:05:20 PM »

oh my god! i LOVE that nightgown! did you use a pattern for that?? its *exactly* the one i want to make for my kids, but i can't find a pattern i like. Sad its beautiful, and you did a great job!
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« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2007 03:12:12 PM »

oh my god! i LOVE that nightgown! did you use a pattern for that?? its *exactly* the one i want to make for my kids, but i can't find a pattern i like. Sad its beautiful, and you did a great job!

I searched for a good one, too and finally found this one.  It's Butterick 4910 and so incredibly easy.  The other options in the pattern are really cute too.  I thought it ran a bit large.  Emma is 4 1/2 and in a 4T but she's pretty short.  I made the size four.  It's big but totally wearable.
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« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2007 04:37:25 PM »

thanks! i've just looked it up online... its perfect, AND the other options are great too!

(sorry for thieving your idea. Wink i just got really excited about that pattern. Cheesy)
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« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2007 04:59:39 PM »

thanks! i've just looked it up online... its perfect, AND the other options are great too!

(sorry for thieving your idea. Wink i just got really excited about that pattern. Cheesy)

Trust me, you're not theiving at all.  It's all about sharing ideas.  I just finished cutting the pieces for the other gown option but I'm making it as a dress instead.   Have fun!  And be sure to post pics!
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« Reply #8 on: December 11, 2007 05:04:47 PM »

Too cute!  Both the nightgown and your daughter.

Checked out the pattern, the other options are just as adorable as well.  I think the one with the little girl wearing the shorts and top would be perfect for summer jammies.  Thank you for sharing!  I wisted the pattern so I think I might have to also "share this idea".
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« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2007 11:39:20 AM »

Simply adorable!!!  Your daughter looks so sweet in her gown.  Love the innocence. 
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