Cotton Nightdress Guide To
|Cosy & Comfortable Cotton Night gowns And Sleepwear|
The cotton nightdress, with its huge variety of styles, colors, and sizes, is a wonderful and always welcome addition to any women's lingerie wardrobe. Appropriate for children, teens, and adults, there may be no more versatile night gowns for lounging and sleeping!
Sometimes called a cotton nightgown this style of cotton sleepwear is a fantastic choice for children because of cotton’s durability, washability, and resistance to stains.
Cotton is also a natural fiber; for those who prefer this option, unbleached cotton nightgowns.
Women who have fallen in love with the romantic literature of the Bronte sisters might love long, flowing Victorian nightgowns with a portrait neckline and billowing teardrop sleeves.
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Cotton is cool in the summer, but it's a great fabric all year round too.
Adults of all ages frequently turn to the cotton nightgown as a faithful lingerie drawer standby.
Combined with a warm womens robe and fuzzy slippers, it can find a place at a nursing home or retirement community.
At every age, the cotton nightdress is the perfect choice!
If you’re looking for something with a bit more zing, seek out a nightdress that is trimmed with embroidery.
A white-on-white embroidery scheme is elegant and sophisticated, while bolder color combinations excite the eye and provide a refreshing change from the ordinary intimate apparel.
|Thea 7004 Alba Gown|
Affordable patterns are available at craft and sewing stores, and can be easily modified to create one-of-a-kind nightgowns and matching womens robes.
These ladies sleepwear creations can be further enhanced through such additions as vintage buttons and heirloom lace.
Garage and rummage sales are a terrific place to look for authentic and nifty trims.
It’s sometimes necessary to remove them from one garment and transfer them to your nightdress.
Craft-supply stores can be another affordable source for buttons and lace. And, you can also check out the national chains that carry a dizzying array at low prices.
If, its authenticity you want, garage and rummage sales may also be a valuable source of authentic vintage nightgowns.
When possible, ask to try on any womens sleepwear before purchasing since standard garment sizing has changed a lot over the past hundred years.
For example, a size 12 from the 1940’s will almost certainly be much smaller than a size 12 produced today.
Lingerie and intimate apparel from Europe and Asia may also be sized differently.
So, avoid unpleasant surprises by trying them on before buying anything.