The photo doesn't do it justice: it's huge, it has lovely lace trim, and some special embroidery bits. Obviously I'm not going to be wearing this anytime soon, but I thought the fabric would look so cute as a top for Ruby, so I chopped it up and whipped up a little popover.
first dress I made Ruby. I used the same pattern that I made for that dress but just chopped it off shorter, I also took it in a little at the sides.
Here is a little closeup of the fabric:
You can imagine how cute this looks on her. For those who can't imagine, here is a photo:
|Itty Bitty pleats|
All was not lost though ... in my quest to avoid bias binding after having such a nightmare with Lola's neckline and armholes, I had made it reversible, so the pleats are on the inside and this nana's nightie lives to see another day.