Lee Heirloom

Lee Heirloom

When you think of classic sewing for children, an heirloom dress always comes to mind. This project is ideal for your first heirloom dress, especially if you are becoming more confident with these techniques. 

The bodice is created with lace, Swiss insertion, and pintucks. Tiny featherstitching is also a part of the bodice. The puff sleeve is finished with lace beading and lace edging perfect for displaying a delicate silk ribbon. A slip can be added to accompany this Lee Heirloom dress.

PatternChildren’s Corner Lee
Fabric: Swiss Batiste White – see chart for requirements
Slip: Lawn White – see chart for requirements
Lace insertion: Lace Insertion 200376 – see chart for requirements
Lace edging: Lace Edging 208636 – see chart for requirements
Swiss insertionSwiss Embroidered Insertion 62007 – see chart for requirements
Lace beading: Embroidered Beading 59182 – see chart for requirements
Edging for sleeveLace Edging 208636 – see chart for requirements
EntredeuxEntredeux White – see chart for requirements
RibbonSilk White Ribbon (1/8") – 2 yards
Buttons: Mother of Pearl 1100, Size 16 – 2 for dress, 2 for slip
Floss: DMC White

For a price sensitive option, try these alternatives:

Lace edging: Lace Edging 770 – see chart for requirements
Lace insertion: Lace Insertion 21266 - see chart for requirements


Requirement Chart:

 




Watch a preview of the Lee Heirloom Video Lesson below!

For more information on this video lesson, click here.

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