This sweet and practical 1870 era chemise is designed specifically to be worn under 1870s style dresses with their fashionable fitted sleeves, but works just as well as a dainty summer nightie. It is very simple in design with only four pieces. It features short dolman like sleeves that are edged with lace and a round lace edged yoke that fastens one button at each shoulder (snaps or hook and loop tape can be used, if preferred). The chemise is finished with a lace edged hem that completes this simple, yet feminine underwear garment.
This PDF sewing pattern, by Thimbles and Acorns, is designed to fit 18" dolls such as American Girl® and Other Similarly Sized Dolls.
Suggested Fabrics: Chemise in light weight cotton, batiste, voile, linen, or silk. Not suitable for knits.
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 14 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions and full size pattern pieces. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.
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