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Sharon Rose
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Date: 6/19/13 5:48 PM

I am looking for a long flowing infant Christening dress pattern from 1967. I think it was a Simplicity pattern. The front panel of the dress had a design to be hand embroidered. Can anyone help me with the pattern number? and where I can get a copy of it?
I made this for my son who will be 46 years old this year. Each of his 5 children have been baptized in this dress as well as my daughter. It has become a family heirloom. I would like to have the pattern to complete the memory package.

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Date: 6/19/13 6:37 PM

Maybe this one?

Simplicity 7488

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Date: 6/19/13 8:08 PM

I wish, but no that isn't it. Thank you, though

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Date: 6/19/13 8:11 PM

I looked on the vintage patterns wikia. No simplicity christening gowns from the era, though it might have been from a layette set. Their records might not be complete, either.

If, by chance, it wasn't a simplicity, this is a 1965 McCalls pattern with transfer.

These are the Christening patterns

and these are the layette patterns

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Date: 6/19/13 9:24 PM

why don't you post a picture of the christening gown that you made. that way we can find this pattern for you.

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Date: 6/19/13 9:45 PM

Here is a gigantic google search page. Maybe your pattern is in it somewhere?

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Date: 6/20/13 12:25 PM

To Everyone who has responded. I have been able to identify the pattern. It was dated 1965 and was McCall 7718. I do very much appreciate everyone's help. Now I just need to find it.
My plans are to have it framed in a shadow box and hang it next to the framed towels used during each grandchild's christening. Someday when the dress is retired, it too, will be housed in a shadow box and be hung beside everything else.
Thank you. Sharon

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Date: 6/20/13 12:47 PM

$30 on etsy : http://www.etsy.com/listing/153243045/vintage-mccalls-7718-sewing-pattern?ref=&sref=

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Date: 6/20/13 4:49 PM

Thank you, Karla.

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