Complete Trousseau

Using Martha Nichol's pattern book, "My First Bleuette" I have created 8 different costumes for your own extraordinary doll! Starting with underclothes and sleepwear, there are outfits for play, dress-up, visiting, and winter weather.  All pieces are designed to accommodate both vintage and reproduction Bleuettes.

  • Camisole and Tap Pants : linen trimmed with vintage cotton lace
  • Nightgown : fine vintage printed  cotton , hand embroidered scalloped edge with silk floss, silk cord bow at neckline 
  • Robe De Chambre : vintage  cotton with linen collar and cuffs. Silk top-stitching and vintage glass button
  • Classic Sailor Suit : vintage cotton velveteen, natural linen, gold braid and embroidery
  • Visiting Dress : under slip is crisp cotton batiste, edged in Val lace. vintage cotton print dress with Valencienne cotton lace. Hand painted buttons with hand worked button holes. Antique lace and silk ribbon belt.  Matching chapeau is Swiss paglina hat braid.
  • Apron :  100 % cotton with vintage cotton contrasting pocket , matching hair bow
  • Dressy Dress : Vintage all-over lace trimmed with velvet ribbon and embroidered lace. Matching 1920's head band of lace. Under dress is vintage kimono silk.
  • Winter Coat : Beautiful wool herringbone tweed, lined in gold silk duoppion. Faux fur trimmed cuffs and matching hat. Hand painted buttons, hand top-stitching detail on collar.
Purchase with confidence. My creations will surpass your every expectation of fine materials, design and execution! The purchase of a Bluebird Textiles original will be the highlight of your own darling doll's trousseau! 

 Note: doll, socks, shoes are not included.

Sailor Suit
 


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I have admired your work for years and just discovered martha nichol's book... Now I am putting the two of you together in my mind! You inspire me to get back to my sewing studio. Ahhhhh! So sweet!
-- Nancy Barbata, 9/10/14