Make this classically styled coat with this beautifully designed sewing pattern by Keepers Dolly Duds. It is an essential part of any doll's wardrobe. This fully lined mid-length princess style coat includes two finishing options and the look is completed with a darling Beret!
View A features two patch pockets that are accentuated with button-down tabs. It buttons all the way up the front and is finished with a matching fabric scarf.
View B features false pocket flaps sewn into the princess seams fastened down with decorative buttons. Smart looking bands accentuate the cuffs and back waistline. It buttons up the front, opening just below the neckline in a short lapel.
A simple, but swanky, Beret gives this coat a versatile appeal for both formal and informal occasions.
This PDF sewing pattern is designed to fit 18" dolls such as American Girl®.
Suggested Fabrics: View A and B Coat and Beret in a medium weight woven fabric such as textured weaves, twill, corduroy, wool, flannel, or linen. Not suitable for knits. Lining in lightweight lining fabric, silk, lawn, or batiste. Not suitable for knits.
What You Get: One 33 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides step-by-step digitally drawn 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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I found this pattern well explained and easy to follow
I have made this coat (both views) numerous times. They are one of my most popular items at my craft fairs. I have made them from everything from cotton to fabrics such to heavy wool and each time they have turned out beautifully. The instructions are extremely well written and easy to follow. The fit is perfect.