Victorian Era Children   1870s  -1890s 


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Two 1898 Girls' Dresses

This pattern was copied from an original Butterick pattern dated 1898.   According to the description on the antique pattern envelope, "To be made with a high neck and full-length sleeves, or with a square neck and short sleeves......".   You may also remove the bretelles at the shoulders for a less flamboyant look.

Multi-sized 2-8



 Childhood Dreams
from Folkwear


Girls 2-12.  

For a special little girl, here's a scaled-down version of #224 Beautiful Dreamer, the Victorian lady's favorite nightgown. An ideal children's style for daytime and special occasions, too. Suggested fabrics: Light to medium-weight cotton, linen, rayon, silk, or blends such as lawn, dotted Swiss, gauze, voile, muslin, challis, broadcloth, or flannel.





Victorian Christening Gown & Toddler's Dress. 


Infants 2-9 months; Toddlers 1-4. 

Create a cherished heirloom from this pattern based on an 1848 original. Tiny petal sleeves, drawstring closures, and gathered center panel with lace insertion make this a guaranteed collectible. Toddler's dress has similar styling. Pattern includes instructions for French hand sewing techniques. Suggested fabrics: Sheer or lightweight cotton or blends, such as batiste, lawn, organdy, or voile. For Toddler's Dress, choose lightweight cotton or blends, such as calico, dotted Swiss, lawn, broadcloth, or challis.

F228 ............$14.95



Child's Victorian Spring Coat Dress

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Child's Victorian Coat Dress

by Making Memories

Size 2      MA29-2........$12.00

Size 4     MA29-4..........$12.00

Size 6       MA29-6..........$12.00



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Victorian Christening Gown

by Making Memories

New born size (or will fit 17-20" doll) and 6-9 month size.






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Child's Victorian 1890s Ruffle Dress

by Making Memories

Child's size 5-6




Child's Victorian Underwear Ensemble

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Pattern includes Petticoat, Camisole, Bloomers, and Chemise.

Childs size 5-6





Child's 1870s Winter Suit

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Child's 1870s Winter Suit

Pattern includes Dress, Coat and Hat.

Child's size 5-6