scans of the night gown showing the pin tucks (left) and the crocheted edging (right)
I made this gown with cotton lawn from Dharma Trading Co., pearl cotton from DMC and Mettler thread.  The lawn and crochet thread are cotton but the sewing thread, Mettler Metrosene, is 100%polyester.  It seems to work really well in my vintage sewing machine.

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