• Image: Empire-waisted cotton nightgown, front view.
    My projects,  Sewing

    Dreamy nightgown
    Unelmien yöpaita

    Suomeksi alla… After I made this nightgown for S, I wanted to have something similar and romantic for myself. I tried to find a suitable pattern but failed. Finally I decided to design my own. I took a raglan sleeved dress as a basis and started pinning things on my dressform. I was inspired by regency gowns and wanted a long gown with an empire waist. I found lightweight cotton voile with subtle printed white polkadots from the factory remnants section of Eurokangas.. Since it was so thin, I doubled the bodice. I estimated the amount of fabric needed for the gatherings and sewed a large raglan top with a…