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    Heirloom Patterns
    by Judith Marquis

    Summer Breeze

    Ladies Smocked or Heirloom Nightgown

    This feminine nightgown is as light as a summer breeze. It can be made as a smocked or an heirloom gown with as much lace as you like. It could even double as a sundress! There are three smocking designs contained in the pattern. Large size range so everyone can make a flattering gown. Waltz length gown is 9" shorter han full-length gown.

    Sizes: XS to XXXL included.


    Little Breeze

    Child's Smocked or Heirloom Nightgown

    Little Breeze is the children’s version of the ladies’ nightgown, Summer Breeze. The pattern makes a delightful pinafore or sundress with the same square armhole bands as the adult gown. View A is knee length, smocked front and back with a ruffle neckline and rickrack trim. View B is a full length heirloom version with an easy Swiss edge overlay on the front bodice band and trimmed with mini piping. The bodice bands are open to your personal interpretation with laces and tucks or embroidery. View C is a harlequin inspired smocked gown, slightly longer than View A and constructed of 12 colour coordinated skirt panels. The hem features playful picot points and the bodice bands and armhole bands are cut in contrasting fabric. All three views offer great 'twirl factor', that all important detail that little girls love. Two smocking design plates are included. Why not make a mother daughter set in matching or coordinating fabrics?

    Sizes 2-10 included


    Dolly Breeze

    A doll's version of the child's pattern

    All three views feature square armhole bands like the children's pattern.  View A is smocked and has a ruffle edged neckline.  View B has a bodice band front and back with a Swiss embroidered overlay in the front.  This band can be tucked or embroidered or decorated with lace in the Heirloom tradition.  View C is composed of 12 panels and has a Harlequin inspired picot hem. 

    Sized to fit 18"-19 1/2" vinyl dolls such as the American Girls Doll.  Easy to alter to fit other sizes.



    This cozy winter nightgown can be smocked in the front, the front and back or not smocked at all.  The yoke can be quilted, embellished with embroidery or boutis techniques, battenberg lace, shadow embroidery or shadow appliqué, reverse appliqué, Madeira appliqué, sashiko quilting and many other techniques or with as much lace as you like.  Three smocking designs are contained in the pattern.  The side opening of View A allows for unbroken smocking across the front.  Close with 'frogs', buttons or snaps.  Long sleeves are smocked at the wrist.  Pockets are included.  View B has a button front placket, collar and long sleeves with button cuffs.  View C has a sweetheart yoke, button front placket and long sleeve with cuff. 

    Sizes XS - XXXL included.


    Little Snowdrift

    This girl's version of the ladies nightgown, Snowdrift, can be made as a jumper, as a sundress, a short sleeved dress or long-sleeved nightgown with smocking in front and back.  View A is a jumper with an asymmetric button closing.  View B is a short-sleeved dress with button front closing and Peter Pan Collar.  View C is full length, with sweet-heart neckline, button front placket and long sleeves.  Pattern contains 3 design plates and pattern for standup collar and cuffs.

    Sizes 2-10 included


    Infant Snowdrift

    This sweet little dress is the last in the Snowdrift series.

    Make it as a little dress with bias bound sleeves or as a sleeveless sundress/sjumper.  Smock it at the front or front and back, lavish it with lace for an heirloom look or just leave it plain to let the fabric tell the story.  Three design plates have been included along with the most adorable little diaper cover panties.


    Dolly Snowdrift

    This pattern was created as a doll's version of the child's pattern, Little Snowdrift and the ladies' Snowdrift.  The pattern is designed to be made of heavier weight fabrics such as flannel or broadcloth.  All three views are smocked and feature a round yoke like the children's pattern but have a play-friendly centre back opening.  View A has a mock side yoke opening, long smocked sleeves and plain long skirt.  View B has a little stand up collar, long sleeves with cuffs and a ruffle at the hem.  View C comes with a sweetheart neckline and pajama bottoms.  Included with the pattern is a traditional Peter Pan collar, instructions for a shoulder ruffle and the option of many lengths and 3 design plates. 

    This pattern is sized to fit the popular 18"-19 1/2" vinyl dolls such as the American Girl Doll.  Easy to alter to fit other sizes.


    Baby's Breath
    A Baby's Seamless Bishop Nightie

    Once upon a time newborn babies came home from the hospital in a cozy, soft, tiny, smocked flannel nightgown or bunting.  This pattern is designed to carry on this tradition.  It is seamless in the neckline area making the pleating super easy but has a unique set-in sleeve.  Construction is completed before you start smocking.  It can be buttoned or domed up the front or back depending on your preference.  The bunting bottom has been offered as an option.  Three design plates are included with tips and additional ideas.  It is a joy to make for your new bundle of joy!!!!

    Sizes 5 lb., 7lb., 9lb., 11lb.



    Infant Wardrobe 1

    Not all fathers want a christening gown lavished with lace for their baby boys.  And not all little girls are cut out for frilly dresses. THis pattern gives you another option for special occasion dressing for both boys and girls.  There is a simple jacket with pockets, dress pants with optional pockets, tailored shirt that has a ruffled version for girls and a "Scottish"kilt and tam for dress occasions or for a bagy girl who doesn't want pants.  There are many options--make it tailored or dress up with lace, tucks or smocking or just play.  Remember, kilts and tams are traditional military wear. 

    Sizes 8 to 32 lb.



    Autumn Leaves

    This princes line pattern with square armholes can coordinate with "Summer Breeze" (above) was a robe, be a smockied nightgown ro be a lavished with lace for a romantic heirloom nightown.  With three choices of sleeve lengths, it can be embellished with heirloom tehniques, machine embroidery, smocking, tucking or quilting. 

    It is all up to your interpretation and imagination.

    Sizes XM-XXXL



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    Doll Dress Patterns by Grace Knott

    by Judith Marquis

    Make a companion dress to match this doll dress. See Belle

    Created to fit the 18-191/2" vinyl dolls such as "The American Girl Doll" and others too numerous to mention. Three views--smocked, heirloom and embroidered offer lots of possibilities. The dress has lots of lace, a lace yoke, lace-trimmed neckline, hem and smocked sleeves The slip forms the lower ruffle but can be worn as a regular slip under the smocked dress or can double as a sundress or pinafore. Designer panties and the smocking designs are included.

    PH-GK-20........out of stock

    The Princess Dress

    by Judith Marquis

    Created to fit the 18-191/2" vinyl dolls such as "The American Girl Doll" and others too numerous to mention. Just like the original GLK dress, this doll's pattern is smocked from shoulder to waist in front and back. It has a second view smocked in the front only with a plain back and big bow tie. Long and short sleeves are interchangeable. As a surprise bonus this pattern also has instructions for making padded doll's clothes hangers.


    Dressmaker's Judy and Undies
    by Judith Marquis

    Designed to make your doll's dressmaking easier, this Dressmaker's Judy can be stuffed with Fiberfil or sawdust just like dolls were.  Choose to make the form in dressmaker's muslin or a colour co-ordinated fabric for display purposes.  Included in this pattern are smocked panties, knickers and a teddy to complete your doll's wardrobe.  Pattern is sized to fit the 18-19" popular vinyl dolls.



    The Yoke Dress
    by Judith Marquis

    The doll's version can be smocked front and back, or smocked in front only with high yoke and big bow tie in the back. There are two collar styles and both long and short sleeves to be edged in lace. The slip is trimmed at the neckline and armholes with gathered ruffled skirt.


    The Peasant Dress
    by Judith Marquis

    Modeled after the original GLK Peasant Dress, this doll's version offers both long and short sleeves, and ruffle sleeves. The slip could be a sundress or pinafore and when the ruffle is lengthened it could become a full length nightgown.



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