Your 18” doll will be the life of the party dressed up in the Clownin’ Around! costume by Peppermintsticks. This classic clown isn’t scary at all because we’ve added an extra serving of cute in all the details! The pattern features a loose fitting jumpsuit with raglan sleeves and elasticized ruffles at the wrists and ankles. The neckline has shirred elastic with a Velcro® back closure for easy dressing. Bright colors, patterns and trims will make each costume unique, right down to the floppy clown shoes. The 18” doll PDF sewing pattern includes the clown jumpsuit, a separate neck ruffle, clown hat, floppy clown shoes, and a treat bag. Pattern also includes a clown hat and neck ruffle sized to fit the American Girl ® newer Pets.
Would you like to make one of these cute clown outfits for your 15" doll? Click here to view the pattern.
Recommended Fabrics: Light to medium weight woven cotton fabrics: such as quilting cottons or broadcloth
Clown Jumpsuit, Neck Ruffle & Hat:
-½ yard for 1 color only or
-½ yard each for 2 colors
-Light to medium weight woven fabrics such as: quilting cottons, and broadcloth
-9” of ¼” wide soft stretch elastic (neckline)
-33” total of ⅛” wide soft stretch elastic (2 x 4” sleeves, 2 x 5” ankles, 8” hat, 7” neck ruffle)
-5” of Velcro®
-4 pom poms
-Fusible interfacing-extra firm
-Extra long needle for hand sewing
-Optional: trims such as rick rack, gems or sparkles for hat trim
Floppy Clown Shoes
-1 square of craft felt or fleece remnant
-7½” of ¼” or ⅜” clear elastic for straps
-Light-medium weight woven fabrics-2 color remnants
-Needle for hand sewing
-Optional: 3” of ¼-⅜” clear elastic for hand strap
Pet Hat and Neck Ruffle
-Light-medium weight woven fabric remnants
-13” of ⅛” wide elastic (7” neck ruffle and 6” hat)
-Fusible interfacing-extra firm
-1 small pom pom
-Optional: small bell, trims or rick rack, gems or sparkles for hat trim
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 51 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.Download, Print, Sew!
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I love this pattern! It is so cute. The directions are clear and easy to follow. While it is a relatively simple pattern, the results are adorable. I have some young girls who want me to teach them to sew. I think this will be a perfect pattern to teach them elastic insertion, zigzagging over elastic, applying trim, seam finishing, and other fundamentals. And I know they will love the results!
I just love making the little clown outfit although the next one i make i will have to make a little longer, its a little short but otherwise great.
Love it, sewed up so nice and turned out so cute
This is a really cute pattern. The only thing I wish it had was a different hat. I like the kind that the pattern is a circle and you gather the edge (about and inch or so from edge to make a ruffle around edge) by inserting elastic then add a pom pom on top. I think this is much cuter for a girlish look.
Thx for your attention to detail.