Duchesse Or Ange: Sky blue cotton shirt and trousers set – 12 months old

Delightful set for a 12 months old baby.

Sky blue set of long sleeved shirt gathered at the wrists and fastened with 2 snaps at the front decorated with 3 buttons and white and blue cotton reversible trousers gathered at the waist.

DOA 137 a ensemble bébé chemise pantalon bleu ciel sky blue baby set shirt trousers DOA 137 b ensemble bébé chemise pantalon bleu ciel sky blue baby set shirt trousers DOA 137 c ensemble bébé chemise pantalon bleu ciel sky blue baby set shirt trousers DOA 137 d ensemble bébé chemise pantalon bleu ciel sky blue baby set shirt trousers DOA 137 e ensemble bébé chemise pantalon bleu ciel sky blue baby set shirt trousers

Available at the Duchesse Or Ange online store.

 

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Duchesse Or Ange: Beige knitted cardigan with burgundy neckline – 3 months old

Very soft beige cardigan with burgundy neckline to keep warm a 3 months old baby.

DOA 135 a gilet beige bébé laine 3 mois baby beige cardigan 3 months old DOA 135 b gilet beige bébé laine 3 mois baby beige cardigan 3 months old DOA 135 c gilet beige bébé laine 3 mois baby beige cardigan 3 months old

It is knitted in moss stich and has a cotton burgundy neckline fastened with 2 buttons at the front.

Size: 3 months old

Height : 22 cm (8,7 in)
Underarm width: 22 cm (8,7 in)

100% virgin wool

Handmade in France and available at the Duchesse Or Ange online store.

 

Duchess Kate: Dalmatian print mac by Hobbs

Dalmatian print mac with a minimalist design that lets the print make the statement. Hanging to the knee the collarless coat in a linen and rayon blend has a zip fastening and two front pockets. It is by Hobbs.

Hobbs Dalmatian coat

It is very original and daring for the Duchess even though it is not something that I would wear.

1- Kate wore it for the first time on 13th June 2013 when pregnant with Prince George for the official naming of the Royal Princess in Southampton.

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2- The Duchess wore it again on 11th March 2015 when pregnant with her second child at Margate to visit the Turner Contemporary gallery.

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Duchess Kate: pale pink wool coat by Alexander McQueen

Lightweight wool crepe pale pink coat with a wide collar, side darting, three-quarter sleeves and oversized pearl buttons. It is by Alexander McQueen.

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I love this colour on Kate and I love the buttons of that coat and the simplicity of the cut but I don’t think the collar is very flattering for the Duchess.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this coat on 15th June 2013 during the Trooping the Colours ceremony in London.

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2- The Duchess wore again this light pink coat on 9th March 2015 when she was pregnant with her second child to attend the Commonwealth Day at Westminster Abbey in London.

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Personal sewing project: Dress 103 Burda 08/2014

Dress from Burda Style: Straight cut, pure in style and not a bit simple: this dress has geometric seamlines that hug the body and futuristic cap sleeves.

Pictures and line drawing from the magazine:

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I didn’t find it too difficult to sew this dress despite all the many pieces. It is a good pattern, very flattering.

Below are the different steps of the sewing. Creation of the bodice, the front and back of the dress. The front and back put together. Creation of the lining that is added to the dress and finished dress front and back.

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And the dress worn:

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