FREE Download Regency Historical Baby Dress Pattern (0-3 month)
I knew as soon as my son was born that I wanted to share my love of history and fashion with him and wanted to start making him his own outfits! Not knowing how quickly he would grow or how often he would be able to wear it, I set out to find an example of a very simple dress. I came across this image from the Philadelphia Museum of Art of an 1813 Boy's Dress and I got to work recreating it! Now I did not do all of the gorgeous white work embroidery this time, but I hope to do some embellishment in the future. So first things first, download here → Pattern You will need for this dress: half a yard of at least 44" wide fabric 2 yards of 1/2" bias tape 2 yards of cord or ribbon sewing notions 1. Begin by cutting out your fabric pieces, placing on the correct folds so when finished your piece looks like this: 2. Line up the center notch of the sleeves with either the center shoulder mark or optional shoulder seam and stitch with a 5/8" seam allowance. 3.