On Friday (April 7th) we are offering a free pattern from Cinnamon Miles co-founder of Liberty Jane Clothing, Pixie Faire, and Sew Powerful and the host of Sewing With Cinnamon & Friends. Be sure to vote today and then come back and get your copy of the winning pattern on Friday.
More About Cinnamon: Cinnamon strives to design on-trend clothing made to fit 18 inch dolls such as American Girl® and other doll types too. Her inspiration comes from street fashion from around the world. She is the author of numerous books including The Idiots Guide: Sewing. Help us decide which one of these fun patterns should be free by voting below.
More About Each Pattern:
The Roebuck Bay Top 18 Inch Dolls Such As American Girl: Whether you're traveling to the Outback or strolling the city sidewalks, this dainty cami is the perfect choice to make your doll feel special. This design, debuted as part of the 2012 Outback Libby: Roebuck Bay Outfit, features a button front and darling lace back to give a little ‘surprise and delight’! The design is simple yet elegant and sews up very quickly! Pair it with shorts and a tank or a breezy skirt and moto jacket to make a true fashion statement. Our cover example was made in a delicate cotton lawn fabric. For our Roebuck Bay collection top, we used a beautiful silk chiffon. Both examples used a lace mesh for the back. This PDF pattern is designed to fit 18 inch soft bodied dolls such as American Girl®. It has a loose fit and should fit a variety of the dolls in this category, including Pre-Mattel AG dolls. The top pictured is worn over the LJ Low Scoop Neck Tank Top, this pattern is available separately in the T-Shirt Variations or the Killara patterns. Suggested fabrics include: lightweight cotton, lawn voile, eyelet, chiffon or rayon. Lace, lace mesh and tissue knit make great choices for the Back.
The High Waisted Jeans Pattern For 18 Inch Dolls Such As American Girl®: Introducing the High-Waist Jeans 18 Inch doll clothes pattern from Liberty Jane®, sure to be a new classic! The flattering high waist yoke design combined with real front & back pockets make these jeans a must-have for every fashionista! Add your own designer touches with contrast topstitching, back pocket stitch design, and button fly front fashioning. Front fly is functional, designed to be secured with thin hook and loop tape. Suggested Fabrics: Denim, stretch denim, corduroy, twill, canvas, and even faux leather. Pattern includes 2 variations - straight leg jeans and shorts. Shorts are designed to have a 1-inch inseam and can be hemmed or cuffed. *Love the red gingham crop top? Get the Liberty Jane Catalina Crop Top and Dress pattern to complete the look!
The Mitered Maxi Skirt For 18 Inch Dolls: Love stripes? Showcase them in a fun and interesting way with the mitered maxi skirt design from Liberty Jane! Your doll will love the fit and feel of this trendy foldover maxi skirt. The design features a flowing jersey fabric flatteringly draped in mitered stripes, which creates a silhouette designed for ease of movement, while the stretch waistband provides a perfect fit for a variety of dolls. Pair this skirt with any of your favorite tops, like the Peleton Tank (pictured on the cover) for a trendsetting look! This PDF pattern is designed to fit 18 Inch soft bodied dolls such as American Girl®. The doll pictured on the cover is a Madame Alexander® "My Life As" Doll. It has a similar body type as well.
The Boomerit Falls Dress For 18 Inch Dolls: The Liberty Jane® Boomerit Falls Dress Pattern designed to fit 18 inch dolls is straight out of the pages of the latest Outback Libby book: Mystery on Lightning Ridge! Libby may have mooved to the middle of nowhere, but that doesn't mean she can't bring her fashion sense with her to the Outback! This beautifully detailed and ultra feminine dress is sure to delight! The bodice features princess seams and rows of the tiniest pintucks at center front. At the back there is a center panel with tiny rows of elastic shirring to create a smocked look and provide the perfect fit. The side back and waistband feature a delicate crochet lace overlay. Suggested fabrics include cotton voile or other lightweight cottons, handkerchief linen, and lightweight rayon. The lining can be made from any suitable fabric to match the dress. If using a white cotton voile, you could also use this for the lining. For our turqoise dress, as pictured, we used a lightweight linen for a fun pop of color! Have fun creating this beautiful dress!
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