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ME, Barbara Edmondson - FROM STUDENT TO TEACHER:
I've taught sewing for 5 years and my business did very well. I started creating simple patterns for first time sewers that are very easy to follow, ...

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Peasant Blouse + Nightgown for children

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Peasant Blouse + Nightgown for children
Peasant Blouse + Nightgown for children Nightgown sewing pattern by GET SEWING
Peasant Blouse + Nightgown for children
Peasant Blouse + Nightgown for children

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cutting straight
  • sewing a straight seam
  • inserting elastic in a casing

Pattern Description:

This EASY to sew top has bands on neck, sleeve & hem edges so there is no feed to fuss with measuring , folding up and pinning a hem! You can even use contrasting fabric for the bands to create your style. Can be made into a blouse, dress, or night gown. You can put elastic in the sleeves if you want to.

Get the matching pattern for 18 inch and 23 inch dolls!

I've taught beginning sewing for five years to ages 8 and up to adults. I saw the need for clear instructions with good diagrams/photos for beginners.

This is a pdf file. You can print it out on 8.5x11 inch paper. BE SURE to set print to "actual size" not "fit", or your pattern will not be the correct size. BE SURE you have Adobe Acrobat Reader (which you can download for free http://www.adobe-reader.org/).

* By purchasing this pdf pattern, you are agreeing to not sell this pattern, distribute it for free, make copies, or in any way imply that you are the author/designer. You have my permission to print it for yourself. Not permission to email to others or make copies for others. You have my permission to make up and sell your finished items.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Children sizes, depending on how loose or tight you want it to be. Small-7-8 Medium 8-10-12 Large 12-14-16


  • 1+1/4 yard woven fabric for blouse
  • 1+1/2 to 1+1 3/4 yards woven fabric for night gown
  • about 1 yard elastic
  • thread
  • lace optional

You Will Also Need:

  • pins, scissors, sewing machine

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