The Old Fashioned Baby
Patterns by The Old Fashioned Baby show the charm and daintiness that belong to every baby. Baby will be well and smiling in little garments made by Mother. These garments are designed to give baby the greatest comfort and freedom of movement. They come with complete, illustrated, easy to follow instructions.

Click on the pattern picture or name below to see a large view of the pattern. When viewing the larger image use your browser's back button to return to this page. Please be patient, this page and the large views may take a while to come up.

30% Off While Supplies Last

Discount applied to orders placed via the Internet only.

Click for a larger view

Babys Smocked Layette

Pattern View

Suggested Fabrics, Notions, and Yardages
Baby's Smocked Layette is fashioned after an antique baby gown that features a little bit of smocking in the front of the gown and smocked sleeves. The neck edge is finished with baby entredeux and trimmed with lace. This pattern has been developed to be pleater compatible yet still keep that old fashioned look. View 1 is a long Daygown with long sleeves. Directions are included for a Bias Neck and Bias Bound Sleeves. View 2 has a sweet Scalloped Hem accented with embroidery. View 3 is elegant with a lovely Lacy Hem and a bit of embroidery at the hem. Both Dresses have 3/4 length sleeves. The beautiful Ruffled Brim Smocked Bonnet frames Baby's face and ties in the back, making the size adjustable. The Baby Slip has both the long and short length included.

Sizes: Small/Infant to 3 Months (up to 14 lbs.) and Larger/Three to Six Months

Product #1033844 Cost: Was $12.50 - Now $8.75

Click for a larger view

Priscillas Layette

Pattern View

Suggested Fabrics, Notions, and Yardages
Sweet & Simple Bubbles & Bonnets includes a handsome little Romper for Baby Boy and a sweet Romper with Frills for Baby Girl. Both Rompers feature two tucks on either side of the front with a Peter Pan collar. The front opening makes dressing Baby easy and each garment has a sweet embroidery design. Snap or Button Crotch. Boy Romper has Cuffed Sleeves and is trimmed with tatting. Girls Romper has a lace Tab at the neck and Puffed Sleeves. All views are a joy to make and easy too! The Boy Cap has a strap closing and the Girl Bonnet ties with ribbons. Lovely embroidery compliments everything.

Romper Sizes: Small/Infant to 3 Months (up to 14 lbs.) and Larger/Three to Six Months
Bonnet Size: Infant and Large

Product #1032050 Cost: Was $12.50 - Now $8.75

Click for a larger view

Package 1

Pattern View

Best Embroidered Baby Clothes Package One features the cutest little baby clothes - and they are easy to make! Three different dresses for baby girl with wonderful embroidery designs. All have a back placket. Baby Dress View 1 has tucks, lace insertion, scalloped sleeves and lovely embroidery. Baby Dress View 2 is simple and old fashioned with an antique embroidery design, puff sleeves and lace edged collar. Baby Dress View 3 is elegant with sleeves and hem that features lace insertion and old fashioned embroidery. Baby Boy Apron has two cute styles. One with a pocket and embroidery and the other embellished with a Shadow Embroidered teddy. Both have piped collar and sleeves. They button down the back. This pretty Baby Slip is exquisite. The embroidery design is reproduced from an antique slip and the hem is trimmed with lace insertion and edging. The Bonnet is easy as pie to make and the embroidery design reproduced from an antique slip. You will want to make them all!

Sizes: Infant to 6 months and 12 months included (7-22 lbs.)

Product #1025843 Cost: Was $12.99 - Now $8.75

Click for a larger view

Package 2

Best Embroidered Baby Clothes Package Two includes Baby Linens and is a collection of patterns that are especially suited for embroidery. This pattern includes The One Piece Baby Romper (reprinted from the original Embroidered Baby Clothes pattern), fashioned after a 1920's garment. It's cute and quick to sew! Baby's Long Nightgown is elegant, trimmed with piping and embellished with Shadow embroidery. The bottom can be closed with ribbon. Every baby needs several Receiving Blankets in their Layette. Here are three different styles to stitch. Blanket 1 has a dainty embroidery design to embellish the tailored blanket which features a mitered self hem. Blanket 2 gives instruction on how to prepare a blanket for a crocheted edge along with a cute and quick embroidery design. There are two Sheet and Pillowslip Sets. The first, a lovely Madeira Set has a Madeira Hem appliqued onto the Sheet or Pillowslip with the Pinstitch and features Shadow Embroidery. Next, is a Hemstitch Set and has a contrasting hem attached with hand hemstitching. The Pillowslip is embroidered as well.

One Piece Baby Romper - Size: 3, 6 and 12 Months (7 to 22 lbs.)
Nightgown - Size Infant (7 to 18 lbs.)
Receiving Blankets: 1 1/4 yds. flannel
Madeira or Hemstitched Crib Set - 1 1/2 yds. White (Cotton for the Madeira and Linen for the Hemstitched Set. 1/8 yd. contrast fabric for each set.
Pillowslip Fabric: 1/2 yd. White (Cotton for the Madeira and Linen for the Hemstitched Set. 1/8 yd contrast fabric for each set.

Product #1025844 Cost: Was $12.99 - Now $9.09

Click for a larger view

Baby Daydresses

Pattern View

Suggested Fabrics and Yardages
Baby Daydresses - Revised are a necessary addition to baby's wardrobe. There are three different styles, all so pretty you will have a difficult time choosing which one to make first! View 1 features old fashioned tucks at the shoulders and is embellished with a lovely, design of lace and Featherstitch embroidery. View 2 also has tucks at the shoulders and has embroidery and shaped lace to enchant you. View 1 & 2 have lace embellished sleeves. View 3 - Larsen Kate is deceptively simple!! It features lace edging shaped to resemble a round yoke. The exquisite embroidery design can be quickly done with simple stitches. All three have lace insertion and edging along the hem and short puffed sleeves. A matching Slip complements the dresses.

Size: Infant to Three Months (7-16lbs.) and Six to Nine Months (15-20lbs).

Product #1037244 Cost: Was $12.99 - Now $9.09

Click for a larger view

Baby Bonnets PKG 2

Pattern View, Suggested Fabrics, Notions, and Yardages
Baby Bonnets Package 2 is a welcome addition to our Baby Pattern collection. These adorable bonnets for boy or girl baby will be the pride of every Mother! Designed to complement the patterns "Sweet & Simple Daygown Collection" and "Baby Day Dresses", they feature the classic cap style with a set in crown. All are lined and have a variety of embellished brims. View 1 is a sweet little bonnet perfect for baby boy with piped details on the brim and crown. The Shadow Embroidered duck matches the Baby Daygown in the pattern "Sweet & Simple Daygown Collection". View 2 is a classic bonnet for boy or girl baby. It features an embroidered brim trimmed with baby tatting. The bonnet matches the Classic Daygown from the pattern "Sweet & Simple Baby Daygown Collection". View 3 is a ruffly little bonnet, adorned with lace and sweetly embroidered inside each scallop. The perfect bonnet for dressing up! It goes very nicely with the new "Baby Daydresses" pattern. View 4 is a beautiful little bonnet featuring lovely embroidery on the brim and crown and is embellished with lace edging. The embroidery on this bonnet matches View 3 Daydress in the pattern "Baby Daydresses" and complements the other Daydresses as well.

Size: Small (Infant) and Large (Six Months).

Product #1021963 Cost: Was $12.00 - Now $8.40

Click for a larger view

Christening Bonnet Collection

Pattern View, Notions, and Yardages
The Christening Bonnet Collection has something for every baby. The Swiss Eyelet Bonnet (View 1) is as easy as pie to make. Purchase Swiss Eyelet or Swiss Netting and you have a lovely Christening Bonnet with a minimum fuss! The bonnet ties in the back which makes it adjustable too. The easy Lace Bonnet (View 2) is made in the same quick manner and uses little pieces of treasured lace for the bonnet or you can purchase lace. They both have construction details that make this a special little bonnet. The Whitework Bonnet (View 3) is a treasure from days past when women prided themselves on their accomplishment of these whitework stitches which were some of the traditional stitches used on baby garments (French Eyelet, Open Eyelet and Featherstitch). It is a beautiful classic bonnet, with a set in crown and fabric ties. The Lace and Ribbon Bonnet (Views 4 & 5) is an exquisite little bonnet made from Silk Satin Ribbon and French Lace. The materials make it luxurious and the style is classic. There is a tailored version for baby boy and a ruffled one for baby girl, both lined with silk.

Size: Small (Infant) and Large(Six Months).

Product #1021962 Cost: Was $12.00 - Now $8.40

Click for a larger view

Baby Bonnets

Notions and Yardages
The Baby Bonnets is a collection of five beautiful bonnets. The Lacy Peek a Boo is a T-Shape that ties together with ribbon. The hanky Bonnet is designed for baby to wear and then later when he/she marries, it can be made back into a hanky to be carried down the isle by the bride. It comes with an embroidery design, poem and instructions for pin stitching. Antique Christening Bonnet is fashioned after a bonnet made in the 1920's. It has lace insertion alternating with embroidery, and has fabric ties. The Little French Bonnet is a quick and easy version of an old favorite. The Little Scalloped Cap is perfect for a little boy. It has a chin strap and is lined. A touch of embroidery sets it off.

Size: Infant to 12 months included.

Product #1008441 Cost: Was $12.50 - Now $8.75

Click for a larger view

Baby Layette

Pattern View

Suggested Fabrics and Yardages
The Baby Layette is inexpressibly dainty and sure to inspire beautiful baby clothes. The pattern has been revised to include six sleeve styles on the exquisite Day gown. View 1 has tucks, embroidery, lace and long or short smacked sleeves. View 2 has a collar, front placket with tatting and long cuffed sleeves. Tucks are optional. View 3 buttons in the back and has a front pleat, ruffled cuffs, collar and front tab. Embroidery designs are included. The NEW French Day gown (View 4) has long or short puff sleeves gathered to a lace band or beading with entredeux and lace at the neck. It is embellished with tucks and embroidery and features an optional Scalloped Hem. The Bonnet also has a scalloped facing and embroidery. The Bonnet is lined and has fabric ties. The embroidered slip can be made long or short. The NEW embroidery design is appropriate for the slip or gown.

Size: Infant(7-16lbs.)

Product #1011980 Cost: Was $12.50 - Now $8.75

Click for a larger view

Antique Toddler Dresses

Suggested Fabrics and Yardages
Antique Toddler Dresses are reproductions of Baby Dresses worn in the early 1900's. They have the appeal of the Round Yoke Dress without the tediousness required to make them. They are sure to be appealing on your little one. All dresses have a raised front and back square yoke. Dress View 1 is a reproduction of a dress in the Louisiana State University Clothing Collection. The Yoke and Hem are embellished with Lace Insertion and Tucks, as are the ruffles on the hem and the yoke. It is a lovely Old Fashioned look. View 2 features a Yoke Ruffle and a charming Shadow Embroidery Design for the Yoke and Hem. View 3, also reproduced from a vintage garment, has Lace Insertion shaped along a curve which is bordered with Lace Edging. Feather Stitch embroidery on the Yoke and Hem accent the dress. The short puffy sleeves in all the views have Swiss Beading and Lace Edging. A Slip with ruffled hem is included to complete the outfit. 45" Fabric Requirements.
Fabric Suggestions: Dress, All Views - Cotton or Poly Cotton Batiste, Swiss Batiste, Organdy, Lawn, Voile, Handkerchief Linen or Silk. Slip - Cotton or Poly Cotton Batiste.

Size: 1,2,3

Product #1015528 Cost: Was $12.00 - Now $8.40

Click for a larger view

Click for a Larger View

Suggested Fabrics and Yardages
Baby's Sacque and Wrapper with 50 Embroidery Designs and an Antique Bib is filled with sprays of dainty embroidery designs, as well as designs to be used for Christening Gowns, Daygowns, Dresses, Sleeves and Sash Ties. The Wrapper and Sacque are fully lined and close with a ribbon tie at the neck. They are SO EASY to make! They are a great beginner project. The Sacque is edged in gathered lace and the short length makes it nice for cool weather or an air conditioned house. The longer Wrapper is edged in lace edging or tatting which has been sewn on flat, giving it a more tailored look which is good for little baby boys. The neck is finished with a Bias Binding with no lace. The Antique Bib is an unaltered reproduction from 1915 and would make a lovely gift for any baby. Patterns come with complete illustrated instructions for making the garments and for the embroidery.
Fabric Suggestions: Cotton wovens, Swiss Flannel, Fine Linen, Cotton Pique, Silk Broadcloth. Line the Sacque & Wrapper with cotton batiste, flannel or silk.

Size: Infant to 18 lbs

Product #1037243 Cost: Was $12.50 - Now $8.75

Click for a larger view

Click for a Larger View
Ruffled Brim Smocked Baby Bonnet. This is the cutest little bonnet! The Ruffle Brim is edged with lace. A smaller ruffle frames Baby's face. The bonnet ties in the back with a ribbon making it adjustable. Ribbon ties finish the bonnet in style.
Fabric Suggestions: Swiss Batiste, Pima Batiste, Sheer Swiss Batiste, Organdy, Organza, Silk Broadcloth, Lawn, Poly/Cotton Batiste, Fine Ginghams and Floral Fabrics

Size: Newborn, Infant, 3-6 months

Product #1038030 Cost: Was $5.50 - Now $3.85

Click for a larger view

Click for a Larger View

Pattern View

Suggested Fabrics, Notions, and Yardages
Baby Rose Raglan Dresses is the sweetest baby dress pattern ever. View 1 is an elegant little dress with its lovely lace embellishment and is surprisingly easy to make. Lace insertion graces the front with embroidered accents. Entredeux and lace finish the neck and sleeves. The hem features lace insertion edged with gathered lace. View 2 is slightly gathered around the neck and featured tucks and lace insertion at the yoke bordered with embroidery. The hem features lace insertion with embroidered accents as do the sleeves. Entredeux is used to attach the sleeves. View 3 is simple in design and sweet as can be. Featherstitching and Seed Stitch embellish the front yoke and Featherstitching is worked along the shoulder seams. The neck is gently gathered and an embroidered Running Stitch accents the hem. Baby Slip pattern is included, designed in the Gertrude style and embellished with embroidery.

Size: Infant-12 Months

Product #1029135 Cost: Was $12.50 - Now $8.75

Click for a larger view

Click for a Larger View

Pattern View

Suggested Fabrics and Yardages
Raglan Christening Gowns is a wonderful group of Christening Gown designs in the popular and easy fitting Raglan style. View 1 gown is elegant but simple in design. The lace embellishment at the yoke is accented with Featherstitching. The neck is finished with entredeux and flat edging. The hem features two rows of lace insertions with lace edging at the bottom. View 2 has been inspired by a vintage Gown. The yoke is embellished with tucks, lace insertion and embroidery. The neck and sleeves are gathered at the neck and the lovely hem features rows of lace insertion and Featherstitching. View 3 features lace insertion and edging forming a panel down the front of the gown. Lovely embroidery accents the front panel. The long sleeves are embellished with lace and embroidery and finished with beading, ribbon and lace. Entredeux is used to join the sleeve to the gown. Baby Slip pattern is included, designed in the Gertrude style. The Fancy Bonnet is embellished with lace and embroidery. All gowns are 27" long. They can be lengthened or shortened as desired.

Size: Infant (7-18 lbs.)

Product #1029133 Cost: Was $12.00 - Now $8.40

Return to Patterns and Smocking Plates Page

Return to Home Page

New Things | Specials | Smocking Boards | Laces | Fabrics
Books & Magazines | Patterns & Plates | Notions | Embroidery
Quilting | Sewing Projects | Parts & Accessories | Sewing Furniture | Gift Ideas
Sewing Machines/Sergers | Events | Customer Creations | Favorites | Sewing Tips
Search | Services | Site Map | Shopping Cart | Policies | About Us | Contact Us | Home

3112 Cliff Gookin Blvd Tupelo, Mississippi 38801
Telephone: 662-842-4275 Fax: 662-842-2284
For Orders: 800-840-4275

Our store hours are:
Mon-Fri: 10 AM-5 PM
Sat: 10 AM-4 PM

Questions or comments about this web site should be directed to