Special Occasion 18" Doll Clothes Pattern


Your 18-inch doll will look fabulous in this gorgeous versatile ‘Special Occasion’ ensemble from Little Miss Muffett which comprises a Summer Dress, Jacket and Bergère Hat.

The combination Dress consists of a lined and gathered Skirt and a lined Camisole-style Top which has a straight neckline and narrow shoulder straps and closes at Center Back with Hook & Loop Tape.

The lined and fitted waist-length Jacket which closes at Center Front with Hook & Loop Tape, has a fold-over Collar and elbow length Sleeves with overlapping Cuffs. Small buttons finish the Sleeve Cuffs and Jacket Front.

The lined Bergère Hat has a wide brim and a shallow crown which is trimmed with ribbon and roses or as desired.

This Intermediate level PDF sewing pattern by Little Miss Muffett is designed to fit 18” soft-bodied dolls such as American Girl®.

Suggested Fabrics: Quilters’ Cotton was used for the Dress Bodice, Skirt Lining, Jacket and Hat. Decorative Fabric / Lace were used for the Over Skirts, Satin for the Hat Lining and Lightweight Cotton for the Bodice Lining.

Supplies Needed:

Fabric Requirements:

  • Dress Bodice: Quilters’ Cotton or as desired - 16” x 6”
  • Dress Bodice Lining: Lightweight Cotton - 16” x 4”
  • Dress Skirt: Decorative 3D Fabric, Lace or as desired - 25” x 5”
  • Dress Skirt Lining: Quilters’ Cotton - 25” x 5”
  • Jacket: Quilters’ Cotton or as desired - 17” x 12”
  • Jacket Lining: Quilters’ Cotton or as desired - 17” x 9”
  • Hat: Quilters’ Cotton - 24” x 12”
  • Hat Lining: Taffeta, Satin, Pongee, or as desired - 15” x 7”
  • Hat Interfacing: Medium Weight Fusible Interfacing - 24” x 12”


  • Hook & Loop Tape for Dress Bodice Center Back Opening - 2 ¼” x 3/8” wide
  • Hook & Loop Tape for Jacket Center Front Opening - 1 ¼” x 5/8” wide
  • Buttons for Jacket Front & Sleeves - 5 x ¼” wide
  • Ribbon for Hat (Optional) DIY or Purchased - 19” x ½” wide
  • Ribbon Bow or Fabric Roses for Hat (Optional) DIY or Purchased - As desired

Matching Thread, Erasable Marking Pen, Point Turner, Pinking Shears (Optional), Teflon™ Sheet, Clear Tape, general sewing supplies.

Machine Feet & Sewing Needles:
A ‘Universal’ Sewing Needle – 80/12; a General Purpose Foot and a ¼” Foot are used during the sewing process.

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.

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