It had been quite awhile since I sewed something for my girls. So when little Ruby said, “Mommy, can you please make me a nightgown?” in the cuuuuutest little voice, I snapped to it. One hour later she had a beautiful new ballerina nightgown. Fabric courtesy of Grandma who found several yards at a thrift store.
I love beautiful little nightgowns. She does too and she was thrilled with how it turned out. For a little girl who likes wearing dresses every day it just makes since to have a dress for pajamas too.
The reason this nightgown is such a quick project is the fact that it doesn’t require notions. No buttons, snaps, or zippers. Just some elastic. The pattern consists of one sleeve piece and two rectangles for the dress. That’s it! When I say that this is a one hour project, I’m not kidding.
I’ve made about a dozen of these dresses for my girls, for baby showers, and for cousins.
1 Hour Nightgown
Pattern: Peasant Pocket Dress from Whimsy Couture (altered to create a longer nightgown length)
Fabric: thrift store find.