80's Chic Sheath Dress and Shades for 11-1/2" Fashion Dolls


There were a few fashionable moments in the 80's. Revisit this blast from the past and dress your doll in the best from the decade. Your dolls will be the hit of the fashion scene with this ultra chic 80's-inspired sheath dress and pair of funky shades! This PDF sewing pattern is designed to fit 11 1/2" fashion dolls such as Barbie. The pattern includes instructions for making two different styles of sheath dresses and a pair of shades. The sheath dress can either be basic or have a seam down the center front which allows you to get creative with your choice of prints and embellishments to make a one of a kind outfit for your doll. You will also learn how easy it is to achieve a ruching effect with elastic. Have fun and explore your creativity!

Special Note: 11 1/2" fashion doll sizes vary. This pattern is sized to fit modern 11 1/2" “Fashionista” Barbie® dolls and should fit most modern dolls. 

Recommended Fabrics:  Lightweight Material

Supplies Needed:
Sheath Dress:
-1/4 yard of fabric and matching thread
-3" strip of 1/4" wide elastic
-Stuffing or cotton balls
-Closures such as hook and loop tape, snaps, etc.
-Decorations such as buttons, ribbons, etc.

-[Decorative] Cardstock
-1 Self-Seal Laminating Sheet
-Stick glue
-Sharpie Marker
-X-Acto Knife (optional)
-Small Rubber Band (optional)
-Decorations such as charms, beads, stickers, etc.

Skill Level:  Easy


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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