May 27, 2015

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Freebie Friday, (May 29th, 2015), Help Us Decide

Hi everyone,

On Friday (May 29th, 2015) we'll have one of the following patterns available for free from Cinnamon Miles or Melinda Schlimmer. 

More About Cinnamon and Liberty Jane Clothing: Cinnamon is the co-founder of Liberty Jane Clothing and Pixie Faire. She's also the author of several bestselling books on fashion and sewing. She strives to design on-trend clothing made to fit 18 inch dolls such as American Girl® and other doll types too.

More About Melinda and Melody Valerie Couture: Melinda is an accomplished craftswoman and pattern designer. She spent her childhood making anything and everything, but began to specialize in sewing and patternmaking in high school. During her university studies, she cultivated her gifts for design, presentation, and garment construction. In 2008, she founded Melody Valerie Couture, which provides limited edition, couture-quality dresses to 18″ dolls. In 2012 she joined Liberty Jane Clothing and is a vital part of our design work, courses, and educational content 

Help us decide which one of these fun patterns should be free by voting below. Then come back to Pixie Faire on Friday to see which pattern won and get the free download.

Vote Now:

Here is more information about each pattern:

The San Remo Dress Designed To Fit Ellowyne Wilde Dolls: The San Remo PDF dress pattern is now available for Ellowyne Wilde Dolls! This Liberty Jane design features a fully lined, strapless dress with princess seams and topstitching accents. Wear this dress on it’s own or over a tee or tank top. Check the free patterns tab for those patterns. There are 16 pages of full color step by step instruction and 2 pages of printable pattern pieces. There is also a text only instructions page, to save on printer ink! This fully lined design is easy to sew and works with a variety of woven fabrics! The example featured is a cotton chambray print and the dress would also look cute in a bright spring floral.

The San Remo Dress Designed To Fit BFC, INK. Dolls: This Liberty Jane design features a fully lined, strapless dress with princess seams and topstitching accents. Your BFC, INK. doll can wear this dress on it’s own or over a tee or tank top. Check the free patterns tab for those patterns. There are 16 pages of full color step by step instruction and 2 pages of printable pattern pieces. There is also a text only instructions page, to save on printer ink! This fully lined design is easy to sew and works with a variety of woven fabrics! The example featured is a cotton chambray print and the dress would also look cute in a bright spring floral.

The San Remo Dress Designed To Fit American Girl® Dolls: This cute dress designed to fit an American Girl Doll was part of the Liberty Jane Spring 2010 International Collection and is now available to download as a pdf pattern. The San Remo strapless dress is designed to fit over a tank or tee but also looks cute on it’s own! This fully lined design is easy to sew and works with a variety of woven fabrics! The example featured is a cotton chambray print and the dress would also look cute in a bright spring floral. 

The Check Dress For 18 Inch Dolls Such As American Girl: She was all set to leave for the day - but I made her run through the list one last time anyway. Wallet - check. Phone - check. Library books - check. Good attitude - check. Fabulously smashing frock -check? - check! Yes, that was the works. Beaming a smile, she turned and skipped out the door, into the noise of the city. Treat your 18” doll to this girly, yet elegant, frock - perfect for running errands around town or studying at the library. The unique design lines and extreme dropped waist combine beautifully with the short skirt, and tiny pleats in the sleeve cap add a vintage touch. The “Check” PDF Pattern works best when made from lightweight cotton shirting, chambray, or lawn; the Fall 2012 collection original was made from silk dupioni. For lining, any lightweight cotton or poly lining will work nicely - or turn up the glamour and use silk!

Take a Look At Each Pattern:

 

 

 We'd love to hear your opinion - which one of these fun patterns should be free? Leave a comment below with your opinion!


77 Comments

James H Keck
James H Keck

May 31, 2015

I voted in Free Friday’s 4 selected patterns. I can’t fined anywhere I may download the San Remo dress for the American Girl doll! I’ve been looking since friday. Please Help!

Jim

Dolly
Dolly

May 29, 2015

Oh I can’t wait to see what it will be

Shirley
Shirley

May 29, 2015

I look forward to fridays. I love the check dress. It is friday and I don’t see a link to get my free pattern.

Dorisanne
Dorisanne

May 29, 2015

I love the “Check” dress.

Ginger B
Ginger B

May 29, 2015

Love the SanRemo dresses. Can hardly wait to start sewing!

Linda B
Linda B

May 29, 2015

Thank you so much for the San Remo pattern! I’ve waited on this one so long…… of course I just bought 5 others to go with it! LOL Happy sewing everyone!

Mary Margaret Petty
Mary Margaret Petty

May 29, 2015

Thanks for today’s San Remo pattern for the AG dolls. It is much appreciated.
Mary Margaret. :o)

Kathy
Kathy

May 28, 2015

It’s the Check dress for me!

Dianne
Dianne

May 28, 2015

I love the check! dress for American Girl. There are so many possibilities with fabrics. Second vote is for AG San Remo dress which is contemporary and edgy.

De
De

May 28, 2015

San Remo for the AG doll. … fingers crossed… : )

Brenda Brown
Brenda Brown

May 28, 2015

Thank you for the opportunity ,I enjoy sharing this with my grandaughter.

Amelia
Amelia

May 28, 2015

San Remo of course!

Pat
Pat

May 28, 2015

Check! please. I love it, I love it. My mother made me one when I was 12 that was almost like Check with the drop waist at the hip. yippee, please choose CHECK.

CAROLYN
CAROLYN

May 28, 2015

Thank you for all the freebies Friday patterns. Check dress of course.

Anna Mei
Anna Mei

May 28, 2015

You ladies are both so talented! I would love to try the Check pattern.

Connie
Connie

May 28, 2015

Check out that snazzy ‘Check’ dress, it gets a BIG ✅ from me for the third time…lol Thanks so much, God Bless!

Char
Char

May 28, 2015

I only sew for AG dolls. so I’ll vote for the Check dress. Thank you very much for the free patterns. They have gotten me started sewing for my granddaughter.

Alice
Alice

May 28, 2015

Check dress gets my vote this week! I am not a fan of strapless dresses for AG dolls. Thank you!

Barb M.
Barb M.

May 28, 2015

San Remo dress for AG. I will be inserting straps before I sew the top seam so they are enclosed. I can see modified spaghetti straps, fancy trim that goes with the dress fabric & maybe using the same trim as a belt, or even a wider strap slightly gathered at the sewn in places. Sorry—I’m an older lady & just can’t see strapless anything on dolls that are supposed to be turning 10 on their next birthdays.

Thanks always for the freebies! I can use any except the Ellowyne one as I haven’t invested (yet) in one of those—but SHE could wear a strapless wonderfully! Safe trip to you all too!

Karen
Karen

May 28, 2015

Thank you girls again for another great pattern which ever one it turns out to be. God Bless

Cheryl
Cheryl

May 28, 2015

San Remo dress for the 18 inch American Girl Doll

Debbie
Debbie

May 28, 2015

Check dress! It’s so cute! All the designs are great though and thank you for Freebie Friday!

Marsha
Marsha

May 28, 2015

San Remo.

Sharon
Sharon

May 28, 2015

I chose the San Remo for the Elloywne Wilde doll. My girls have gotten into the BJD dolls which are more to the size of the Elloywne doll so I’m interested to see if this size pattern will work for that! It’s so cute!

Marilyn
Marilyn

May 28, 2015

I chose AG San remo. I’ve been wanting the CHECK dress for some time. I only sew “modest” styles as the dollies’ moms only wear modest styles.
I can see making sleeved tops to wear under or over the san remo AG dress to change a strapless dress to “appropriately modest”.
I am glad to see that the dolls other than AG are included… and I only sew for AG dollies at this time, but it would be nice if the weekly freebie included all of the doll styles.
thank you Cinnamon and Melody and Val for your generosity in offering Freebie Friday.

Jane
Jane

May 28, 2015

I voted for the San Remo pattern. I am thankful for any of AG ones but this wks choices look so hard. I hope I will be able to sew them. I am way behind on all the projects so far. But glad you are offering these free patterns. Thank you.

Carol
Carol

May 28, 2015

Check dress please. Love it

Carol
Carol

May 28, 2015

Check dress please. Love it

Taylor
Taylor

May 28, 2015

I choose the “checked” dress.
I wish Heart for Heart doll clothing would be available on freebie Friday more often.

Susan
Susan

May 28, 2015

My doll will.be thrilled with the check dress Thank you!

Lorraine MacLeod
Lorraine MacLeod

May 27, 2015

I choose the San Remo for 18" American Girl doll. Thanks so much for Friday Freebies!

Janice
Janice

May 27, 2015

I vote for the check dress. It’s adorable.

Karen
Karen

May 27, 2015

I will vote for SanRemo for American Girl. Thanks!

Anna Mae
Anna Mae

May 27, 2015

Sam Reno for American Girl

Nancy
Nancy

May 27, 2015

I always vote for the Check dress when it comes up! I love the cute skirt and top!

Cherie
Cherie

May 27, 2015

I voted for check but I would be delighted with either AG dress pattern. Thank you so much for your generosity. I look forward to freebie Friday every week and can’t wait to try see what’s next?

Carol
Carol

May 27, 2015

I pick the CHECK dress. I already bought the San Remo dress and it makes up beautifully. It turned out just like the picture and had directions for great techniques to do the lining. The Check dress is unusual and will be fun to figure it out. Since most of your audience is American Girl pattern buyers, I hope you pick one that fits the 18" dolls.

Nutmeg
Nutmeg

May 27, 2015

I’m really hoping for the San Remo dress for the American Girl 18" doll this week. So many possibilities for this pattern. Thanks for the chance to vote.

Carol
Carol

May 27, 2015

Love the CHECK DRESS!!!
Thank You for making the week a little more fun!
God Bless you on your journey to Zambia and all the support you give to the sewing community there.

Becka B.
Becka B.

May 27, 2015

I’m so hoping we’ll finally get the San Remo dress for AG dolls this week. My fingers cross harder each time it comes up! :)

Diana
Diana

May 27, 2015

I just picked up a bfc doll at the thrift store. I’ld love more patterns for her!

Sylvia
Sylvia

May 27, 2015

My vote goes to the check dress…thank you for the lovely patterns.

nancy haywood
nancy haywood

May 27, 2015

i vote for the CHECK dress. love it

Ellen
Ellen

May 27, 2015

As always such lovely patterns! I vote for Check this week. Thank you for the lovely freebies!

Nicky Herner
Nicky Herner

May 27, 2015

Check! I like the flouncy skirt!

Lezlie
Lezlie

May 27, 2015

Having another great MVC creation would be FUN ! Any winner is a blessing , to add to my 91 PF patterns. :D Thank you again.

Kelly
Kelly

May 27, 2015

It is always so hard to choose. Your patterns are all so fun! I’m casting my vote this week to the San Remos Strapless Dress for American Girl dolls. . . but Check is just as cute! I hope they both get chosen at some point. No matter what the winning design is this week, we are all so blessed that you share so generously. Thank you once again. To Cinnamon, Jason and your whole entourage headed to Zambia — God’s speed, good wishes, and heartfelt prayers go your way. Stay safe and well, and have another successful trip.

Laura C
Laura C

May 27, 2015

I voted with a “Check” :) Love MVC patterns !! I have the perfect fabric for this one :) Thank you for you generosity LJC and MVC… Love PF and this great community of “creators” !

Sherri
Sherri

May 27, 2015

My vote this week is for Check! I love it’s clean, crisp look and the possibilities in playing with the colors.

Ali Finley
Ali Finley

May 27, 2015

I love Miss Valerie’s patterns! Check Please… Thank you for your amazing generosity.

Katie
Katie

May 27, 2015

I voted for Check! I am not a fan of strapless dresses for AG age dolls. Thank you!

Carol Jalinski
Carol Jalinski

May 27, 2015

Strapless dress

MARY
MARY

May 27, 2015

San Reno

KOG
KOG

May 27, 2015

San Remo for American Girl doll, as I can easily alter it to fit my Journey Girl

Marian
Marian

May 27, 2015

I finally voted for the San Remo for AG however I would love the Check dress equally well. Call me wishy-washy !

Sherry
Sherry

May 27, 2015

check please.

Kimberly
Kimberly

May 27, 2015

check please! Lol!

cristina
cristina

May 27, 2015

San Remo for American girl

Sylvia
Sylvia

May 27, 2015

Oooo! the San Remo for 18" AG please-I can just see this made up to match tops already done. Thank you for your generousity one again and will be praying for you and the team on your up coming missions trip. Keep Calm & Keep Sewing and stay coooool! God Bless your endevours.

Alice
Alice

May 27, 2015

I like the San Remo for AG. It has so many possibilities!

Pam
Pam

May 27, 2015

Check dress for 18" please and thank you!

Marge R (mer)
Marge R (mer)

May 27, 2015

Check! Easy decision this week!!! ;’) Thanks sooo MUCH, Pixie Faire!

Donna Landrerh
Donna Landrerh

May 27, 2015

I picked the San Remo For the American Girl Doll. I don’t have the check dress so any one would be fine. Thanks for all the free giveaways. Love what you are doing. Thanks again.

Beth
Beth

May 27, 2015

Ellowyne, please! I can’t wait to start sewing for her!

Jennifer
Jennifer

May 27, 2015

I pick check! Thank you for all of the wonderful freebies!

Mary Margaret Petty
Mary Margaret Petty

May 27, 2015

I voted for the San Remo for the American Girl doll. I do like the thought of a denim jumper. Also it’s been noted that there could be numerous veriations. Thank you for the chance to chime in with our opinions. It really is fun!

Karen Bastin
Karen Bastin

May 27, 2015

I would really like to have the San Remo dress for the American Girl doll. I would like to try putting the bling on it. I need some more information on how to do that but think it would be pretty even without the bling.

Dorothy
Dorothy

May 27, 2015

My granddaughter picked the San Remo for the American Girl Doll. I can’t wait to try it…

Deb
Deb

May 27, 2015

Love them all, would like the San demo for AG
Thank you for the give away’s, look so forward to Friday morning

Lynda
Lynda

May 27, 2015

SanRemo for Ellowyne, how fun! What a great pattern.

Marilyn
Marilyn

May 27, 2015

I vote for the San Remo, 18 inch American Girl.

Glenda
Glenda

May 27, 2015

Thank you for making my Wednesdays so much fun! I chose the San Remo but like the check as well. It’s a win-win this time.

Arlene
Arlene

May 27, 2015

Check dress of course. Thank you!

Janice
Janice

May 27, 2015

I really wont the check dress. Think it is so cute and so many ways to vary the fabric for great looks.

Linda B
Linda B

May 27, 2015

Oh please the San Remo for American Girl dolls!!!!! I have voted for it the last 3 times ( I think) and really want this one! A strapless dress option would be great! Please, please the San Remo for AG Dolls. Thanks for making Wednesday afternoons exciting and Fridays Fabulous!!

priscilla
priscilla

May 27, 2015

Hard choice love them both 18" i pick the check. Thank you so much. You dont know how i look forward to this each week. Appreciate your giving so much !!!!

Linda
Linda

May 27, 2015

My granddaughter and I pick CHECK. Thank you.

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