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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 12-2008-128 (Nightgown)

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Reviewed by:F and L

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Posted on:12/13/08 5:41 PM
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Nancy K said... (12/29/08 4:22 PM) Reply
Very pretty! Glad your dd loved it. I also loved your tip on serging the clear elastic. Finally see a need for an elasticator foot on my serger!
Vintage Joan said... (12/29/08 11:46 AM) Reply
Very nice!! :) Your comment about the three changes your daughter requested for the next one made me laugh -- she sounds like my 18-year-old daughter (knows exactly what she likes!).
Sigrid. said... (12/29/08 11:15 AM) Reply
Cute! Must make one for my daughter next summer.
marjenann said... (12/14/08 4:29 PM) Reply
Lovely!!! Perfect for your talented daughter!
Katharine in BXL said... (12/14/08 1:18 PM) Reply
Very curious how it will fit--but absolutely sure pink owls are a perfect fabric. I think the classic way to insert casing between a bodice & skirt is to sew a rectangle (sewn together on the short ends into a circle) of fabric behind the seam and insert the elastic by opening the casing's vertical seam, then sew up the tiny hole (by hand) or not.
Beebes said... (12/14/08 1:07 PM) Reply
Thanks for the inspiration. I need to update my wardrobe of pj's and this looks like a great pattern. A matching robe might be nice too!
graustark said... (12/14/08 11:14 AM) Reply
It does indeed look soft and comfortable, and like it would hang well. Beautiful!
JEF said... (12/14/08 8:00 AM) Reply
Very pretty - I can't wait to here how it fits.
F and L said... (12/14/08 4:31 AM) Reply
Thank you so much for your kind comments! Sewcrazy, here in England Medicine is an undergraduate university degree of 5 or 6 years, depending on the course (my daughter's is 6). Some do do Medicine as postgrads here, as in the U.S. (not sure how it works in Canada!), but that is the minority.
Birgitte said... (12/14/08 3:00 AM) Reply
That is so pretty! Your daughter will love it. Great review, thank you for pointing this pattern out.
MelissaB in WA said... (12/14/08 0:56 AM) Reply
Beautiful nightdress Tracy - Imogen will adore it!!! :-)
KateS said... (12/13/08 9:12 PM) Reply
Very cute! I will definately be checking this pattern out when my Dec BWOF arrives (in about 3 months time). Lovely!
sewcrazy53 said... (12/13/08 7:01 PM) Reply
Your 18-year old daughter is in med School? Maybe we do med school differently in Canada. Nice nightgown!! Good Job!!
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