I have few words for this post. Except to say … when I got the little sleeves made for a Butterfly Baby, I broke down and cried.
I didn’t have the emotional stamina to create a new pattern for a bereavement/burial gown, but I found a pattern on Ravelry that’s just lovely for the purpose …
Pattern for a Little Gown
A Set in Lavender and White
A Set in White
The hospital dresses the babies in gowns and blankets
to present them to their grieving parents.
a moment of pause
because this is hard
Pockets for Butterfly Babies
Some Butterfly Babies are so tiny, so fragile, they are best presented to the parents in a tiny little pocket.
I adapted a small purse pattern to make these pockets:
Reality Check: That’s about as much reality as I can handle in one post.