Daddy Date Night 18" Doll Clothes Pattern

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She waited all week for their big date and hopes he will remember to wear the new tie she gave him last holiday. Now to find the perfect dress, something soft and lacy that will make her eyes twinkle in the moon light. Curling irons, perfume, and high heeled shoes and then she hears him outside the door. “Hello my Sweetheart! I’m here for our date. I’ve brought you a gift.”
Her heart skips when she sees the flowers he has for her to wear, just like a real prince would do! Then he shows her the necklace. “There are three pearls”, he tells her. “So you always remember that I will love you today, tomorrow and forever.” He reached out his hand to hers and they headed out for their first Daddy Date Night.

Celebrate the special man in your little girl’s life with an outfit that will help her relive that special night over and over again. Lace and tulle make a lovely dress up outfit suitable for any special occasion, holiday or birthday. Deck your doll out with a wrist corsage of ribbon flowers that can be stored away in its own florist box. Learn how to make jewelry with a necklace that has a special meaning to remind her just how much she’s treasured! A wonderful boutique bag will hold her gifts and her keepsake movie stubs. This PDF sewing pattern has been designed to fit 18 inch dolls such as American Girl®.

Recommended Fabric:  All over lace fabric, light weight woven lining, and tulle netting

Supplies Needed:
-1/4 yd. all over lace fabric
-1/4 yd. lining fabric
-1/4 yd. tulle netting fabric
-6” hook and loop tape strip
-matching thread
-(20”) 3/8” ribbon or waist trim


Skill Level:  Intermediate

What You Get: One 48 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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Definitely a favorite!

I loved the way this dress turned out. It fits my 18” Brains and Beauty Doll beautifully. I purchased the required amount of tulle netting fabric but ran a little short. I made it work though and I love the result! Pattern is easy to follow.

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Really Special

I made eight of these dresses in different colors for a birthday party. They were a HUGE hit. I used silver toned "metalic" trim for the belt and snipped accents from the trim for the shoes and hair accessories. The "pattern" for the necklace is a huge bonus - well worth it to make these to complete the set. I do think the dress is quite short - I made bloomers from the Gotches pattern and trimmed them with ruffled foldover elastic - made the whole outfit even more fancy.


Daddy Date Night

No idea how I missed this jewel when it came out! I saw it yesterday, bought it and made t! I did the precious little paper goods, necklace, wrist flower and dress, my doll looked beautiful. Thank you for such a fantastic design. I would like to see more COMPLETE outfits.


Daddy Date Night

I absolutely adore this pattern; it's such a perfect pattern to stitch for a special occasion dress. This pattern is very well written and designed. I love this designer. I can't wait to see what she designs next.


Beautiful and classic!

This pattern is beautifully written and sews up in a simple, straightforward manner. The attention to detail and professional presentation put it at the top of my go-to pattern list. I've created the entire ensemble for my daughter, and she has enjoyed the "completeness" of the set as part of her creative play. Perfect fit and lovely details. Well done!