Heirloom Dreams

Web cover Heirloom Dreams

This PDF pattern includes instructions to make an elegant summer nightgown and sweet stuffed bunny for your doll to carry along and cuddle with at night.  Soft and flowing, this heirloom styled gown is sure to bring on dreams of princesses and heroic knights, fairies and islands of lost boys.

The long front opening makes dressing easy and features a row of baby buttons and long flowing ribbon bows. With the included Tip Jar pullout filled with helpful tips and tricks you will enjoy recreating the look of storybook dreams with lace, ribbons and bows.

This pattern makes a wonderful long summer nightie that is so sweet and easy to make and sure to bring on Sweet Dreams.

Recommended Fabrics:  Light weight woven or Batiste


Supplies Needed:
For Sweet Dreams Gown:
-¾ yards of light weight woven fabric (Batiste is recommended)
-1 package of lace hem tape
-2 yards of double edged lace trim (see Page 33)
-8″ of ¼” elastic
-9 -10 tiny buttons
-5 sew-in snaps
-1 yard 1/8” ribbon
-matching thread
-rolled hem sewing machine foot
-twin sewing machine needle (size 2 or 2.5)
-½” Bias Tape Maker (opt)

For Bunny Sweet:
-¼ yard of fleece
-4 inch square of cotton print calico
-3½ inch square of fusible interfacing (like Pellon® #808 Craft Fuse®)
-½ yard 1/2” ribbon
-small amount of polyester fiberfill stuffing
-embroidery floss
-small 5″ piece of elastic cord or rubber band
-matching thread
-thin dowel rod or long handle tweezers

Skill Level:  Intermediate


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