Edwardian Eyelet Lace Nightgown

Edwardian Eyelet Lace Nightgown

I’ve sewn another Edwardian kimono nightgown.

Edwardian Eyelet Lace Nightgown

My inspiration was this pretty Edwardian nightgown with eyelet lace and pink silk ribbons.

1900s eyelet lace nightgown

I’ve used white cotton fabric …

1900s broderie anglaise nightgown

… and various narrow broderie anglaise trims …

Edwardian broderie anglaise lace yoke

… which I’ve sewn together for the lace yoke and sleeves, so that it would resemble the wide broderie anglaise of the original (I had just small eyelet lace trim at hand at the moment).

Eyelet lace yoke

I’ve threaded the lace with wide and narrow, pink, 100% silk ribbons.

Edwardian eyelet lace yoke
Lace yoke with silk ribbons
Edwardian eyelet lace sleeves with silk ribbons
Lace sleeves

edwardian nightgown

The original 1900s nightgown has set-in sleeves, but my nightgown has kimono sleeves.

edwardian kimono eyelet lace nightgown

It’s a floor-length nightgown …

edwardian nightgown hem and french seam

… with a wide hem. The side seams are finished with french seams.

Edwardian felled shoulder seam

The shoulder seams I’ve finished with felled seams. Flat-felled and french seams were both used for Edwardian nightgowns.

edwardian nightgown
Lace yoke

edwardian nightgown back view

At the back neckline I’ve used less lace than in front.

1900s nightgown

edwardian kimono broderie anglaise nightgown

I’ve loosely braided my hair and tied it with a white silk ribbon.

edwardian nightgown

Edwardian lace nightgown

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