top of page
  • This is a packaged printing of an out-of-print classic that includes all twelve Christening gown designs, all patterns, and complete set of instructions, including heirloom sewing by machine techniques in a large zip-loc bag.
  • This book includes more than 12 unique Christening gown designs
  • Instructions for designing your own Christening gown and for embellishing or simplifying designs as they are presented in the book
  • Pull-out pattern in sizes newborn, small, medium, and large
  • Size flexibility guidelines
  • Designs include yoke and high waisted patterns
  • Variations include lace designs, lace yokes and bodices, and tucks and lace bands in the skirt
  • Includes designs especially suitable for baby boys
  • Includes designs suitable for hand embroidery, machine embroidery, and silk ribbon embroidery
  • Designs suitable for a variety of fabrics:  Swiss batiste, silk batiste, linen, and silk dupioni
  • Smocked variation included
  • Dress variation included for versatility
  • Easy-to-sew, step-by-step instructions with detailed illustrations
  • French handsewing by machine techniques
  • Unique sewing tips and techniques from antique garments
  • Neckline, sleeve, and hemline variations included

Christening Gowns I

    bottom of page