This Waterfall Bustle is designed specifically to attach to Thimbles and Acorns Victorian Era Bustle Dresses, but is versatile enough to use with just about any dress - or even pants - to add a little Victorian or Steampunk panache. It can be sewn directly to a dress or bodice or attached with snaps or on a waistband as a separate piece.
This PDF sewing pattern is sized to fit 16 inch A Girl For All Time® dolls. It is available separately for 18 inch dolls such as American Girl®.
Recommended Fabrics: Light to medium weight woven fabric such as cotton, cotton blends, linen, or silk.
Skill Level: Easy
What You Get: One 12 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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Great. I used Thimbles and Acorns--the Bustle and waterfall; Little Miss Muffet patterns--Shepherdess bodice. [ and Cranapples patterns--the parasol. Since I am an advanced sewer, I can combine patterns for the look I am after. Directions from all were clear and easy to follow.