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Treasured Heirloom


AS&E Issue 64 Page 16
     
Designed by: Di Kirchner
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Project types: Baptismal gown
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Project Styles: Gown
Petticoat
Square Yoke
   
Sizes: 3 months, 6 months  
     
Gender: Male  
Colour: Cream  
Fabric Type: Voile  
Fabric Design:  
Sleeves: Smocked/short/lace edged  
Smocking Technique: Geometric Smocking  
Other Techniques: Attaching Lace
Heirloom Sewing
Wave Stitch
 
Style Type: Classic  
Skill Rating: Easy  
Description: Created to inspire-beginners and more advanced needleworkers alike, this gown will tempt the most discerning connoisseur of the needle arts. The elegant tone-on-tone smocking on the front skirt is cleverly divided by four rows of lace insertion which extend for the length of the skirt. The centre three fabric panels above the lace hem feature exquisite, circular medallions combining shadow work, chain stitch, detached chain daisies and beading. The front and back yokes are also decorated with similar embroidery. The short puffed sleeves are smocked and trimmed with matching lace. A complementary petticoat completes the heirloom gown.


     
Step by Step instructions: Yes  
Pattern included in magazine: Yes  



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