60s N Simply Sweet Dress 18" Doll Clothes Pattern

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Welcome to Dolly Wears ''60s N Simply Sweet''. Let's have some fun going back to the 1960's. With crazy patterns, bright colors and let's not forget those famous Go-Go- Boots.

This dress was inspired by a 1963 little girls summer dress pattern, although you could find women of all ages wearing this iconic dress. So, why not dress your favorite 18'' doll in this timeless and spirited 1960's dress? This is a simple and easy dress to make, with a simple adornment of six buttons on the dress front. Hook and loop tape is used for the back closure of the dress. Even though this is a simple and easy dress to make, basic knowledge of sewing is needed. This pattern has step-by-step picture instructions on how to sew the dress.

This PDF sewing pattern is designed to fit 18 inch dolls such as American Girl®.  The measurements that were used for designing this dress are: Chest 11'', Waist: 10.5'', Hip 12''.

Recommended Fabrics:  Cotton 

Supplies Needed:   

  • ½ yd cotton of woven fabric (not knit) OR 1 fat quarter 18’’ x 21’’
  • 6-⁵⁄₁₆’’ OR 8mm buttons for dress front
  • 4-⁷⁄₁₆ or 11 mm button for dress closure (optional)
  • Hook and loop tape 5’’ long by ½’’ wide
  • Matching thread

Skill Level:  Intermediate

What You Get: One 20 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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SB
10/18/2021
Sheri B.
Australia
Sweet dress

I Haven’t finished making this dress.

ML
10/05/2021
Muriel L. Carter
United States United States
Nice pattern!

Overall, a very nice pattern! Easy to put together, clear directions and everything fit together well!

Pixie Faire 60s N Simply Sweet Dress 18 Doll Clothes Pattern Review
B
08/10/2021
Beverly
United States United States
Awesome Pattern

This pattern had the BEST instructions, photos, and tips of any pattern I have purchased. I love the dress so much, I made two. I appended to have some fabric in my stash much like the one on pattern cover photo.

Pixie Faire 60s N Simply Sweet Dress 18 Doll Clothes Pattern Review
CB
07/30/2021
Carol B.
South Africa South Africa
Simply sweet success

It is a fabulous pattern and i had no problems. Many complements received about the dress.

Pixie Faire 60s N Simply Sweet Dress 18 Doll Clothes Pattern Review
S
05/06/2021
Sewbig
United States United States
60s N Simply Sweet Dress

Loved the look of this dress. It is so classically 60's! Easy, easy sewing. The seaming made it perfect for the embroidery I added.

Pixie Faire 60s N Simply Sweet Dress 18 Doll Clothes Pattern Review