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Vintage 1950s-60s- Darling Toddler Pink Cotton Dress- Handcrafted -Heirloom Sewing -Smocked Bodice- Faggoting Details- Size 18 Months

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VINTAGE CIRCA 1950s-60s –TODDLER PINK COTTON DRESS-HANDCRAFTED-HEIRLOOM SEWING DETAILS

Beautiful Handcrafted Toddler Dress with Exquisite Heirloom Sewing Finishes …A Very Special Frock For a Special Lirttle Girl!

DESCRIPTION: Toddler dress of 100% fine cotton, full gathered skirt section is attached to the beautifuly hand smocked bodice , Insert in collar and sleeve has hand faggoting detail, peter pan collar, short puff sleeves are gently gathered at slleve cuff and sleeve head, buttons are of Mother of Pearl in back closure, generous 4” hem , finished with French seams . Sewn in label say ”Handmade Phippines- Size 18 Months”

FAGGOTING
Faggoting, no matter how you spell it (faggoting, faggotting, fagotting), is both useful and quite beautiful. It is used in joining two pieces of material by means of an insertion stitch. Victorian ladies used this most often on delicate lingerie. Silk, satin, linen and cotton are most suitable for this type of work. Thicker materials can also be faggoted together although this is done less often than in fine embroidery.

A great many stitches can be used as the insertion stitch. The stitches suggested to use are either crisscross or twisted type stitches.

The thread used varies according to the material or the purpose for which the faggoting is required. A lightly twisted embroidery thread or twisted silk is best used for fine embroidery, and stranded cotton and wool may be used for thicker, coarser materials.

In early Victorian times, the edge of the hem was first finished with a tiny hem or with over-sewing along the seam line once the hem had been turned under. To make a very strong edge, they would work two lines of over-sewing. As time progressed, ladies dispensed with the two lines of over-sewing.

SIZE: 18 Months

CONDITION: There are no stains, rips, funky smells, no visible signs of excessive wear garment has been freshly washed in non-scent gentle soap and lined dried, over-all EXCELLENT Condition! a real vintage Belle!

MEASUREMENT OF GARMENT: Garments are measured laying flat without stretching and doubled where appropriate

Bust (armpit to armpit): 13.5 ”

Length from back collat to hem 14”

All measurements are approximate and are taken with the garment laying flat. Please compare them to a garment that fits your little one well by using this same method. This is NOT YOUR CHILDS measurements. You need to allow 1-2" larger than your girls actual measurements for a garment to fit properly

SIZE: 18 Months
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Vintage 1950s-60s- Darling Toddler Pink Cotton Dress- Handcrafted -Heirloom Sewing -Smocked Bodice- Faggoting Details- Size 18 Months

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