Cadewyn Dress 18 Inch Doll Clothes Pattern

The Cadewyn Dress was featured in the Melody Valerie Couture Fall 1023 Inventions Collection. This epic ball gown for 18” dolls features architecturally pleated shoulders, a high back collar, and a dramatic silhouette. An optional Center Front scallop detail adds interest. Side lacing provides a venue to showcase your favorite ribbon or trim; it closes up the back with a zipper and some hooks and eyes. 

This dress would look great in fabric that holds a crease, such as a crisp cotton, nylon, or silk dupioni. Tulle is probably your simplest choice for the overskirts, but for a challenging (and exciting) effect, try layering serveral different colors of chiffon. 

Suggested fabrics to use: This PDF pattern was designed for use with silk habotai (China silk) or other very lightweight, soft-bodied, lightly woven fabrics like cotton batiste or a thin tencel lining fabric.


Supplies Needed:

*1/2 yard fashion fabric
*1/2 yard lining fabric
*Tulle: 3-4 colors 1-1/3 yard each
-Invisible zipper
-5 hooks
-2 yards ribbon for loops and lacing
-2-1/8 yard prepared or self made bias binding (1" unfolded)
-Matching thread
-Optional: 45" of chain to b sewn down along side skirt seamline as shown on cover


Difficulty Level: Advanced


What You Get: One 31 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions and full size pattern pieces. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.

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