Faux Button Jumper for 9" Kruseling Dolls

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The Faux Button Jumper, by Forever 18 Inches, for 9-inch Kruseling dolls features a free-hanging lining, options for a faux placket or decorative center front seam, an optional pocket, and shoulder straps attached with small snaps. A bonus dolman style tee shirt is also included to create a complete outfit.

This PDF pattern is designed to fit a 9" Kruseling doll. You can see more info on how this doll compares in size to other dolls on our Doll Measurements page.

A note from the designer, Karen Wadsworth: I've always loved dolls. I grew up with 11-1/2-inch fashion dolls, and when I first began sewing the first "real" pattern I ever used was a commercial pattern created to fit them. Much later in life I began sewing for 18-inch dolls, and as my involvement in the doll world grew I discovered articulated dolls. I was charmed. They're so much fun to pose and dress! When Kathe Kruse and Sonja Hartman created Kruseling® dolls I truly felt like I'd come full circle, fashion doll-sized AND articulated, too! I hope you enjoy this simple, seamstress-friendly pattern and enjoy playing alongside me.

Please view our other listings to see this pattern for 18" dolls such as American Girl,as weel as AGAT, Kidz N Cats, and Journey Girls dolls. 

Recommended Fabrics:  Options 1 & 2: ¼ yd. of light to semi-medium weight woven fabrics such as quilter's cotton, lightweight denim, chintz, chambray, or corduroy for the RIGHT side Main Fabric; lightweight fabric such as lawn or batiste for the Lining. Not suitable for stretch fabrics. Bonus tee shirt: Lightweight knit with a two-way stretch of about 15% up to approximately 30%.

Supplies Needed:

Jumper:
Fabric Requirements:
Option 1: ¼ yd. of "Bottom weight" fabric such as medium-weight twill, corduroy, denim, or heavy quilting fabric. Not suitable for stretch fabrics.

Option 2: ¼ yd. of light to semi-medium weight woven fabrics such as quilter's cotton, lightweight denim, chintz, chambray, or corduroy for the RIGHT side Main Fabric; lightweight fabric such as lawn or batiste for the Lining. Not suitable for stretch

All Options:

  • Matching thread and optional contrast thread
  • One pair of small, very sharp scissor to trim seam allowances.
  • Nine ¼" buttons
  • Two medium-sized snaps
  • Very Lightweight interfacing (1/8 yd.)
  • Optional: Fray Check™ for woven fabrics that tend to fray


Bonus Tee Shirt:

  • 1/6 yd. OR an equivalent-sized scrap piece of lightweight knit with a two-way stretch of about 15% up to approximately 30%. 
  • Two 1/4" wide pieces of double-sided ultra-thin hook-and-loop cut 2-1/4" long, OR one ½" wide piece cut 2-1/4" long, and then cut into two ¼" wide strips.
  • Matching thread
  • Small, very sharp scissors to trim seam allowances
  • A scrap of very lightweight iron-on interfacing to stabilize the center back and hem ("Featherweight" is often used to describe the weight you'll need)
  • Stabilizer such as, Coffee filters OR tissue paper OR paper towels



Skill Level: Confident Beginner

What You Get: One 36 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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