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Lahja Dressing Gown Kit

Make a full length Lahja Dressing Gown in a sumptuous and luxurious cotton waffle fabric with this very beginner friendly project that has no fiddly fastenings.

The Lahja dressing gown is the ultimate in cosy, comfy loungewear! The sewing pattern by Named, a Finnish company, have aptly named the garment 'lahja' which means 'gift' and this gown would make a beautiful gift for yourself or a friend, either made up or as a kit itself.

This unisex pattern offers two versions - a shorter knee length with cropped sleeves or a longer version that extends to the midleg with full length sleeves. Both variations feature a large patch pocket, belt fastening and collar panel.

Choose between three gorgeous colours of cosy cotton waffle fabric.

This kit is available in sizes XS-XXL, or UK 4-28.

  • The pdf digital file for the Named Patterns Lahja Dressing Gown* (Size range: XS- XXL - Bust/chest measurement 30" to 53") *The link to the pdf files for the instruction booklet, A0 pattern and A4 print at home pdf will be contained in your order confirmation email.
  • A0 print out of the Named Patterns Lahja Dressing Gown (all views and sizes)*A physical print out of the instruction booklet will NOT be included. You can view the instruction booklet on your device at home, print it out at home, or add the 'printed pattern instructions' product (see link below) to your order and we will print it for you.
  • 3.7m of 100% cotton waffle fabric (this is enough for all sizes in the longer length of the gown with long sleeves)
  • Prym Sewing Machine Needles
  • 0.5m medium weight interfacing
  • Matching 100m Gutermann Sew All Thread
  • Sew-in woven label - "Made by me with g&g"

Alongside the purchase of this kit you will receive access to Laurens exclusive YouTube video to be used alongside the pattern instructions. The 24 minute video covers key construction steps including how to work with waffle fabric, how to sew flat felled seams for a really neat finish on the inside and how to make and insert a hanging loop for your gown.

The link to this video will also be contained in your order confirmation email.

This is a great project for beginners who are building up their skills and trying new techniques for the first time as well as more experienced dressmakers who are looking for a quick make and a stunning addition to your handmade wardrobe.

To complete this project you'll need a basic sewing tools, find out what Lauren recommends in this article. You'll need a regular sewing machine. An Overlocker is useful but not essential.

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